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Meaning of DOUCHE

Pronunciation:  doosh

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  irrigation with a jet of water or medicated solution into or around a body part (especially the vagina) to treat infections or cleanse from odorous contents
  2. [n]  a small syringe with detachable nozzles; used for vaginal lavage and enemas
  3. [v]  direct a spray of water into a bodily cavity, for cleaning

DOUCHE is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: douche bag
 See Also: clean, cleanse, irrigation, syringe



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Douche\, n. [F., fr. It. doccia, fr. docciare to flow,
pour, fr. an assumed LL. ductiare, fr. L. ducere, ductum, to
lead, conduct (water). See {Duct}.]
1. A jet or current of water or vapor directed upon some part
   of the body to benefit it medicinally; a douche bath.

2. (Med.) A syringe.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: A procedure in which water or a medicated solution is used to clean the vagina and cervix.
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