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 (fo͝ot′băth′, -bäth′)
1. A small container, such as a basin or shallow pool, for washing or disinfecting the feet.
2. The act of bathing or soaking one's feet in a basin or shallow pool.


1. the act or an instance of washing the feet
2. a small shallow receptacle or area for washing the feet


(ˈfʊtˌbæθ, -ˌbɑθ)

n., pl. -baths (-ˌbæðz, -ˌbɑðz, -ˌbæθs, -ˌbɑθs)
a bath for disinfecting the feet, as in a shower room or at the entrance to a swimming pool.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footbath - a small bathtub for warming or washing or disinfecting the feet
bathing tub, bathtub, tub, bath - a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
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