Definition of emmenagogue
: an agent that promotes the menstrual discharge
Origin of emmenagogue
Greek emmēna menses (from neuter plural of emmēnos monthly, from en- + mēn month) + English -agogue — more at moon
First Known Use: circa 1732
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