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 lātrīna privy from lavātrīna bath, privy ; see leu(ə)- in Indo-European roots.
From Latin lātrīna.