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Webster 1913 Edition


Latrine

La-trine′

(lȧ-trēn′)
,
Noun.
[L.
latrina
: cf. F.
latrines
.]
A privy, or water-closet, esp. in a camp, hospital, etc.

Definition 2021


Latrine

Latrine

See also: latrine

German

Noun

Latrine f (genitive Latrine, plural Latrinen)

  1. latrine (very simple toilet facility)

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latrine

latrine

See also: Latrine

English

Noun

latrine (plural latrines)

  1. An open trench or pit used for urination and defecation.
  2. (military) Any facility or device used for urination or defecation, whether toilet, lavatory, or outhouse.
  3. (obsolete) A chamber pot.

Synonyms

  • (open hole used as a toilet): privy
  • (other toilet facilities): See Wikisaurus:toilet, Wikisaurus:bathroom, and Wikisaurus:chamber pot

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Etymology

From French latrine (latrine), from Latin lātrīna (bath; toilet).

Noun

latrine f (plural latrines, diminutive latrinetje n)

  1. a very simple toilet facility, usually just a pit or trench; a latrine.

Italian

Noun

latrine f

  1. plural of latrina

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