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From Latin mēnsis (month), the plural being mēnsēs (months), corresponding to the monthly courses of women. Confer month.

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menses pl (plural only)

  1. The discharge of blood mixed with pieces of cellular tissue from the uterus out through the vagina, which occurs roughly every month in uninseminated women; menstrual flow.

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FrenchEdit

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menses f

  1. plural of mense

InterlinguaEdit

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menses

  1. plural of mense

LatinEdit

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mēnsēs

  1. nominative plural of mēnsis
  2. accusative plural of mēnsis
  3. vocative plural of mēnsis

Serbo-CroatianEdit

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menses m (Cyrillic spelling менсес)

  1. (colloquial) menstruation

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