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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.]
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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]
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bi•det

(biˈdeɪ, bɪˈdɛt)

n.
a low basinlike bathroom fixture with spigots, used for bathing the genital and perineal areas.
[1620–30; < Middle French]
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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"
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Translations
bidet
bidee
ビデ
bidet
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bidê
bideбиде
bidé

bidet

[ˈbiːdeɪ] Nbidet m, bidé m
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bidet

[ˈbiːdeɪ] nbidet m
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bidet

nBidet nt
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bidet

[ˈbiːdeɪ] nbidè m inv
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