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[men-stroo-uh s, -struh s] /ˈmɛn stru əs, -strəs/

pertaining to menstruation.

1530s, from French menstrueus, from Latin *menstruosus, from menstruum, from menstruus (adj.) “monthly,” from mensis “month” (see moon (n.)).


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