menstruum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēnstruum(menstrual discharge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛn.stɹu.əm/

Noun[edit]

menstruum ‎(plural menstruums or menstrua)

  1. Any solvent used for extracting medicinal compounds from plants etc.

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Substantive of mēnstruus(of or pertaining to a month, monthly), from mēnsis(month).

Noun[edit]

mēnstruum n ‎(genitive mēnstruī); second declension

  1. a monthly payment
  2. a monthly term of office or service
  3. (in the plural) menstrual discharge
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mēnstruum mēnstrua
genitive mēnstruī mēnstruōrum
dative mēnstruō mēnstruīs
accusative mēnstruum mēnstrua
ablative mēnstruō mēnstruīs
vocative mēnstruum mēnstrua

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of mēnstruus(of or pertaining to a month, monthly).

Adjective[edit]

mēnstruum

  1. nominative neuter singular of mēnstruus
  2. accusative masculine singular of mēnstruus
  3. accusative neuter singular of mēnstruus
  4. vocative neuter singular of mēnstruus

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