Noun: A round tent, supported by wood lattice on the sides, with a smoke exit hole on top and made of cloth, leather or felt. Home to Mongolians and Californian hippies (but not together.)
Tree-man begged Rainbow to move in with him into his yurt that he build himself in northern California. Things were romantic and rosy until Tree-man got narked by some neighbors who were becoming suspicious of some ferny plants growing in greenhouse. He pleaded medical necessity, but he got 10 years manditory sentence from the judge and Rainbow had to hock the yurt to pay his legal fees. Now she's working as a piercing technician at the local mall.