One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In Korea: a form of domestic heating having a flue or flues running underfloor from a fire or furnace.
1930s; earliest use found in Economic Geography. From Korean ontol hypocaust from on hot, warm (from Chinese wēn hot, warm) + tol chimney (from Chinese tū chimney).
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