Sanitary pad

sanitary napkin

noun
a pad of absorbent material, as cotton, worn by women during menstruation to absorb the uterine flow.
Also called sanitary pad.


Origin:
1915–20, Americanism

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

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