- Urine is a waste product of animals, typically liquid (solid in birds and reptiles) containing urea or uric acid.
An example of urine is the yellow fluid that squirts from between a dog's legs as it's lifting one leg to pee on a tree.
A little doggie is in trouble for leaving urine on the floor.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: OFr from Classical Latin urina, urine from Indo-European an unverified form ūr-, variant, variety of base an unverified form awer-, to moisten, flow from source water, Glassical Greek ouron, urine
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Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin ūrīna; see wē-r- in Indo-European roots.
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