menses

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Etymology[edit]

Latin mensis (month), the plural being menses (months), corresponding to the monthly courses of women. Confer month.

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menses (uncountable)

  1. The discharge of blood mixed with pieces of cellular tissue from the uterus of a female out through her vagina, which occurs roughly every month; menstrual flow.

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

menses

  1. plural form of mense

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mēnsēs

  1. nominative plural of mēnsis
  2. accusative plural of mēnsis
  3. vocative plural of mēnsis

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

menses m (Cyrillic spelling менсес)

  1. (colloquial) menstruation

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