latrine


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la·trine

 (lə-trēn′)
n.
A communal toilet of a type often used in a camp or barracks.

[From French latrines, privies, from Old French, from Latin lātrīna, privy, from lavātrīna, bath, privy; see leu(ə)- in Indo-European roots.]

latrine

(ləˈtriːn)
n
a lavatory, as in a barracks, camp, etc
[C17: from French, from Latin lātrīna, shortened form of lavātrīna bath, from lavāre to wash]

la•trine

(ləˈtrin)

n.
a toilet or something used as a toilet, esp. in a military installation.
[1635–45; < French < Latin lātrīna, short for lavātrīna place for washing, derivative of lavāre to wash]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.latrine - a public toilet in a military area
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Translations
مِرْحاض
latrína
latrin
illemhely
salerni
išvietė
tualete
latrína
helâ

latrine

[ləˈtriːn] Nletrina f

latrine

[ləˈtriːn] nlatrines fpl

latrine

nLatrine f

latrine

[ləˈtriːn] nlatrina

latrine

(ləˈtriːn) noun
a lavatory, especially one used by soldiers etc.

latrine

n letrina
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The packaged latrine itself, which includes both underground basin and toilet seat, will usually be priced at about $50, with suppliers setting their own installation prices.