Definition of latrine
1 : a receptacle (such as a pit in the earth) for use as a toilet
2 : toilet 1
Examples of latrine in a Sentence
where's the nearest latrine, soldier?
Recent Examples of latrine from the Web
Counselors make a big fuss over latrine duty, said camp director Drew Perrin.
These frequent lockdowns mean that aid workers are delayed in providing services such as pit latrines, which could help prevent the spread of disease.
A pair of latrines adjoin an open courtyard that doubles as a lunch and recreation area.
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LATRINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of latrine for English Language Learners
: an outdoor toilet that is usually a hole dug in the ground
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