furo

[ 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.

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Also called ofuro.

Origin of furo

< Japanese, earlier *fū-ro < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese fēnglú a kind of stove
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