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sanitary napkin

noun
1.
a pad of absorbent material, as cotton, worn by women during menstruation to absorb the uterine flow.
Also called sanitary pad.
Origin of sanitary napkin
1915-1920
1915-20, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for sanitary napkin

sanitary towel

noun
1.
an absorbent pad worn externally by women during menstruation to absorb the menstrual flow
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sanitary napkin in Medicine

sanitary napkin n.
A disposable pad of absorbent material worn to absorb menstrual flow.

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