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- a portable receptacle used for urinating, esp. by the bedridden
- a place for urinating; specif., a fixture for use by men in urinating, esp. one installed in a men's restroom
Origin: OFr from Late Latin from urinalis, of urine from urina, urine
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- a. A fixture, typically one attached upright to a wall, used by men for urinating.b. A room or other place containing facilities for urinating.
- A portable receptacle for urine.
Origin: Middle English, chamber pot, from Old French, from Late Latin ūrīnāle, from neuter of ūrīnālis, pertaining to urine, from Latin ūrīna, urine; see urine.
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