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bidet

[ bee-dey, bih-det ]
/ biˈdeɪ, bɪˈdɛt /
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Definition of bidet

noun
a low, basinlike bathroom fixture, usually with spigots, used for bathing the genital and perineal areas.
a small saddle horse.
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Origin of bidet

1620–30; <Middle French: pony; akin to Old French bider to trot
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British Dictionary definitions for bidet

bidet
/ (ˈbiːdeɪ) /

noun
a small low basin for washing the genitals and anal area

Word Origin for bidet

C17: from French: small horse, probably from Old French bider to trot
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