a toilet, privy, etc. for the use of a large number of people, as in an army camp
Origin of latrineFrench ; from Classical Latin latrina, contr. of lavatrina, bath ; from lavare, to wash: see lave
A communal toilet of a type often used in a camp or barracks.
Origin of latrineFrom French latrines, privies, from Old French, from Latin latr&imacron;na, privy, from lavatr&imacron;na, bath, privy; see leu(&schwa;)- in Indo-European roots.
From Latin lātrīna.