menstrual

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English menstruall, from Latin mēnstruālis, from mēnstrua (menses), from neuter plural of mēnstruus (of a month, monthly, of menstruation), from mēnsis (month) + -ālis (-al); see moon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɛn.stɹu.əl/, /ˈmɛn.stɹəl/ (the latter pronunciation leading to the spelling menstral)
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Adjective[edit]

menstrual (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the menses.
  2. (dated) Occurring once a month; monthly.
  3. (dated) Lasting for a month.
    a menstrual flower

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēnstruālis.

Adjective[edit]

menstrual (masculine and feminine plural menstruals)

  1. menstrual

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēnstruālis.

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menstrual m or f (plural menstruais, comparable)

  1. menstrual (relating to menstruation)

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Further reading[edit]

  • menstrual” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēnstruālis.

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menstrual (plural menstruales)

  1. menstrual (relating to menstruation)

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