la letrina
-the latrine
See the entry for letrina.

letrina

letrina(
leh
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tree
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nah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (outhouse)
a. latrine
Los soldados rasos tuvieron que limpiar la letrina del cuartel con cepillos de dientes.The privates had to wash the barrack's latrine with toothbrushes.
b. privy
Tuve que aguantar la respiración mientras orinaba en la letrina porque había mucho olor a pis.I had to hold my breath while urinating in the privy because it smelled so strongly of pee.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(filthy place)
a. dump
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
El vestuario del club era una letrina.The locker room in the sports club was a dump.
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letrina
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. latrine
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letrina
latrine; privy
el río es una letrina the river is an open sewer
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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