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menstruate

[ men-stroo-eyt, -streyt ]
/ 藞m蓻n stru藢e瑟t, -stre瑟t /
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verb (used without object), men路stru路at路ed, men路stru路at路ing.
to undergo menstruation.
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Origin of menstruate

1640鈥50; v. use of earlier menstruate menstruous, Middle English <Late Latin m膿nstru膩tus, equivalent to m膿nstru(a) monthly courses (see menstrual) + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM menstruate

un路men路stru路at路ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for menstruate

menstruate
/ (藞m蓻nstr蕣藢e瑟t) /

verb
(intr) to undergo menstruation

Word Origin for menstruate

C17: from Latin menstru膩re, from mensis month
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Medical definitions for menstruate

menstruate
[ m臅nstr艒艒-膩t鈥 ]

v.
To undergo menstruation.
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