sanitary napkin

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sanitary napkin

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

Kotex, sanitary pad Gynecology An absorbent pad worn externally to soak up menstrual flow
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san·i·tar·y nap·kin

(san'i-tar-ē nap'kin)
Pad worn to absorb menstrual discharge.
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