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[men-stroo-eyt, -streyt] /ˈmɛn struˌeɪt, -streɪt/

verb (used without object), menstruated, menstruating.
to undergo .
(intransitive) to undergo menstruation

1680s, probably a back-formation from menstruation, or else from Latin menstruatus, past participle of menstruare. Related: Menstruated; menstruating.

menstruate men·stru·ate (měn’strōō-āt’)
v. men·stru·at·ed, men·stru·at·ing, men·stru·ates
To undergo menstruation.


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