from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to urine, its production, function, or excretion.
  • adj. Of or relating to the organs involved in the formation and excretion of urine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to urine, its production, function, or excretion.
  • adj. Of or relating to the organs involved in the formation and excretion of urine.
  • n. A place for urinating; a urinal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the urine.
  • adj. Resembling, or being of the nature of, urine.
  • n. A urinarium; also, a urinal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to urine or the organs connected with the secretion and discharge of urine.
  • n. In agriculture, a reservoir or place for the reception of urine, etc., for manure.
  • n. Same as urinal, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the urinary system of the body
  • adj. of or relating to the function or production or secretion of urine


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