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bi·det

 (bē-dā′)
n.
A fixture similar in design to a toilet that is straddled for washing the genitals and the anal area.

[French, pony, bidet, probably from Old French bider, to trot.]

bidet

(ˈbiːdeɪ)
n
a small low basin for washing the genitals and anal area
[C17: from French: small horse, probably from Old French bider to trot]

bi•det

(biˈdeɪ, bɪˈdɛt)

n.
a low basinlike bathroom fixture with spigots, used for bathing the genital and perineal areas.
[1620–30; < Middle French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bidet - a basin for washing genitals and anal areabidet - a basin for washing genitals and anal area
basin - a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
Translations
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we say, quitted the post and purchased a bidet of the meanest appearance, -- one of those animals which an officer of cavalry would never choose, for fear of being disgraced.
THE loo habits of the 1950s and 1960s seem hard to believe in today's world of en-suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water, showers and bidets.
Moving on to the Toilet Area, Connect Air & Tesi collections offer excellent choices of toilet bowls and bidets, whether closed coupled, floor standing or wall hung.
Bidets are not as popular as they were in the past; however they are still in high demand in the rest of Europe, meaning the Italian bathroom companies, for example, still produce many modern lines that include bidets.
Confusion ensues as the gruff hunter gets to grips with bidets, cab drivers and Sheilas.
The market for sanitary ware is anticipated to be dominated by water closets and bidets over the next five years, followed by basins, bathtubs, urinals, etc.
Announcement of competition: The project includes construction of two new toilets, reconstruction of washrooms with showers and bidets, upgrading of a toilet with bidet and furnishing of cold storage / garage to the media room.
Bidets are quite sanitary and have been around almost as long as the flush toilet (which I haven't used at my home since 1982).
The collection combines a new line of integrated vanity basins and cabinets with a striking personality, unique styles of ceramic shower trays as well a full suite of toilets and bidets.
Unlike most bidets, ours mounts the actual toilet and replaces your seat.
SEVERN Trent is warning city customers about scammers who are offering free bidets on their behalf.
The museum has an extensive display of chamber pots, toilet furniture, bidets and water closets in use from 1145 AD onwards.