Definition of menstruate
: to undergo menstruation
Examples of menstruate in a Sentence
She began menstruating at the age of 12.
Recent Examples of menstruate from the Web
Part of World Menstrual Health Day also includes helping people who menstruate find the best ways to deal with their periods, and there are many ways to do so — including menstrual cups.
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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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Definition of menstruate for English Language Learners
of a woman : to have blood flow from your body as part of a process that happens each month
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