furo

[ foo r-oh; Japanese foo-raw ]
/ ˈfʊər oʊ; Japanese ˈfu rɔ /
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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.

Nearby words

  1. furnishings,
  2. furnit.,
  3. furniture,
  4. furniture beetle,
  5. furnivall,
  6. furocoumarin,
  7. furor,
  8. furor epilepticus,
  9. furore,
  10. furosemide

Origin of furo

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

Also called ofuro.

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