[ foo r-oh; Japanese foo-raw ]
/ ˈfʊər oʊ; Japanese ˈfu rɔ /
noun, plural fu·ros, Japanese fu·ro.
a short, deep Japanese bathtub, often with a seat, in which a person sits upright while soaking in hot water.
- furniture beetle,
- furor epilepticus,
Origin of furo
< Japanese, earlier *fū-ro < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese fēnglú a kind of stove
Also called ofuro.
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The eastern branch, called the Furo, is the one used by boats, as the main channel is obstructed by rapids.