Definition of bidet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbiːdeɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈdeɪ//
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a low bowl in the bathroom, usually with taps/faucets, that you fill with water and sit on to wash your bottom Word Originmid 17th cent. (in the sense ‘horse’): from French, literally ‘pony’, from bider ‘to trot’, of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bidet