Simple Definition of menstruate
of a woman : to have blood flow from your body as part of a process that happens each month
Full Definition of menstruate
: to undergo menstruation
Examples of menstruate in a sentence
She began menstruating at the age of 12.
Origin and Etymology of menstruate
Late Latin menstruatus, past participle of menstruari, from Latin menstrua menses, from neuter plural of menstruus monthly, from mensis
First Known Use: 1713
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