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Meaning of “sanitary towel” - Learner’s Dictionary

sanitary towel

noun [C]   UK ( US sanitary napkin,   )
a thick piece of soft paper that a woman wears to absorb blood from her period (= monthly blood from the uterus) Toiletry and perfumes
Translations of “sanitary towel”
in Korean 생리대…
in Arabic فوطة صِحيّة…
in Portuguese absorvente higiênico…
in Catalan compresa…
in Japanese (英)生理用ナプキン…
in Italian assorbente igienico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衛生棉…
in Russian гигиеническая прокладка…
in Turkish âdet bezi, hijyenik bağ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 卫生巾,月经垫…
in Polish podpaska…
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