urinal

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noun uri·nal \ˈyər-ə-nəl, ˈyu̇r-, British also yu̇-ˈrī-nəl\

Definition of urinal

  1. 1 :  a vessel for receiving urine

  2. 2 a :  a building or enclosure with facilities for urinating b :  a fixture used for urinating

Origin and Etymology of urinal

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin, from Latin urina


First Known Use: 13th century


URINAL Defined for English Language Learners

urinal

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noun uri·nal \ˈyər-ə-nəl, ˈyu̇r-, British also yu̇-ˈrī-nəl\

Definition of urinal for English Language Learners

  • : a toilet that is attached to a wall especially in a public bathroom for men to urinate into


Medical Dictionary

urinal

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noun uri·nal \ˈyu̇r-ən-əl\

Medical Definition of urinal

  1. 1:  a vessel into which a bedridden person urinates

  2. 2:  a container worn by a person with urinary incontinence


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