catamenia

plural noun
cat·​a·​me·​nia | \ ˌka-tə-ˈmē-nē-ə How to pronounce catamenia (audio) \

Definition of catamenia

: menses

Other Words from catamenia

catamenial \ ˌka-​tə-​ˈmē-​nē-​əl How to pronounce catamenia (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of catamenia

1750, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for catamenia

New Latin, from Greek katamēnia, from neuter plural of katamēnios monthly, from kata by + mēn month — more at cata-, moon

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“Catamenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catamenia. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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catamenia

noun plural
cata·​me·​nia | \ ˌkat-ə-ˈmē-nē-ə How to pronounce catamenia (audio) \

Medical Definition of catamenia

: menses

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