menstruate

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verb men·stru·ate \ˈmen(t)-strü-ˌwāt, ˈmen-ˌstrāt\

Definition of menstruate

menstruated

menstruating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to undergo menstruation

Examples of menstruate in a sentence

  1. 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


MENSTRUATE Defined for English Language Learners

menstruate

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verb men·stru·ate \ˈmen(t)-strü-ˌwāt, ˈmen-ˌstrāt\

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


Medical Dictionary

menstruate

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intransitive verb men·stru·ate \ˈmen(t)-strə-ˌwāt, ˈmen-ˌstrāt\

Medical Definition of menstruate

menstruated

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menstruating

  1. :  to undergo menstruation


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