sanitary towel


noun British.

Origin of sanitary towel

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for sanitary towel

sanitary towel

esp US sanitary napkin


noun

an absorbent pad worn externally by women during menstruation to absorb the menstrual flow
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