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menstruate

[men-stroo-eyt, -streyt]
verb (used without object), menstruated, menstruating.
to undergo menstruation.

Origin:
1640–50; v. use of earlier menstruate menstruous, Middle English < Late Latin mēnstruātus, equivalent to mēnstru(a) monthly courses (see menstrual) + -ātus -ate1

unmenstruating, adjective
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menstruate (ˈmɛnstrʊˌeɪt)
 
vb
(intr) to undergo menstruation
 
[C17: from Latin menstruāre, from mensis month]

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menstruate
1800, probably a back formation from menstrual.
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menstruate men·stru·ate (měn'strōō-āt')
v. men·stru·at·ed, men·stru·at·ing, men·stru·ates
To undergo menstruation.

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