urinal

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Urinal What most men see in the men's room (with the chlorine block in place)

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From Old French urinal ‎(vessel for holding urine), from Latin ūrīnālis ‎(pertaining to urine). Modern sense of "fixture for urinating (for men)" is attested from 1851.

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urinal ‎(plural urinals)

  1. A porcelain, china, or stainless steel appliance, usually in male restrooms but in some places on the street, where males can stand, often side by side, to urinate.
  2. A vessel for holding urine; especially, a bottle into which bedridden male patients may urinate.

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From Late Latin ūrīnāle, neuter of ūrīnālis ‎(pertaining to urine).

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  • IPA(key): /urinaːl/, [uɐ̯iˈnæːˀl]

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urinal n (singular definite urinalet, plural indefinite urinaler)

  1. urinal (appliance for male restrooms)
  2. urinal (small container to collect or measure urine)

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urinal ‎(not comparable)

  1. urinal, urinary

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