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EnglishEdit

A urinal in a public toilet with its cake in place.
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English urinal, urynal, orynal, from Old French urinal, orinal ‎(vessel for urination), from Latin ūrīnālis ‎(urinary: related to piss). Use for plumbing fixtures attested from 1851.

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urinal ‎(plural urinals)

  1. A device or fixture used for urination, particularly:
    1. (historical medicine and alchemy) A glass vial used for examining or storing urine.
    2. (obsolete) A chamber pot specially designed or considered as a device for urination.
    3. (obsolete) A device for urination worn by patients suffering incontinence.
    4. A plumbing fixture intended for standing urination, typically by men.
  2. (chemistry, obsolete) Any oblong glass vessel shaped like the old alchemist's urinal.
  3. (obsolete) A room or structure used for urination: a latrine; an outhouse; a lavatory.

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  • "urinal, n.", in the Oxford English Dictionary (1926), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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EtymologyEdit

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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