Meaning of lavatory

lav•a•to•ry

Pronunciation: (lav'u-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
  1. a room fitted with equipment for washing the hands and face and usually with flush toilet facilities.
  2. a flush toilet; water closet.
  3. a bowl or basin with running water for washing or bathing purposes; washbowl.
  4. any place where washing is done.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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