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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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a small low basin for washing the genitals and anal area
[C17: from French: small horse, probably from Old French bider to trot]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a low basinlike bathroom fixture with spigots, used for bathing the genital and perineal areas.
[1620–30; < Middle French]
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
bidet[ˈbiːdeɪ] n → bidet m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Bidet nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
bidet[ˈbiːdeɪ] n → bidè m inv
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