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EtymologyEdit

From Latin mēnstruum + -ate or back-formation from menstruation.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmɛnstɹuˈeɪt/, /ˌmɛnˈstɹeɪt/ (the latter pronunciation leading to the spelling menstrate)
  • Rhymes: -eɪt

VerbEdit

menstruate (third-person singular simple present menstruates, present participle menstruating, simple past and past participle menstruated)

  1. (transitive, obsolete, rare) To stain with or as if with menses.
  2. (intransitive) To undergo menstruation; have a period.

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AdjectiveEdit

menstruate (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) menstrual

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