Meaning of “sanitary towel” in the English Dictionary

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"sanitary towel" in British English

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sanitary towelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsæn.ɪ.tər.i ˌtaʊəl/ us /ˈsæn.ɪ.ter.i ˌtaʊəl/ UK US sanitary napkin, Australian English sanitary pad

a piece of soft material worn by a woman to absorb blood during her period (= blood flow each month)

(Definition of “sanitary towel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)