Menstruous vs Monstruous - What's the difference?

menstruous | monstruous |


As adjectives the difference between menstruous and monstruous

is that menstruous is of or pertaining to menstruation; menstrual while monstruous is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

menstruous

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or pertaining to menstruation; menstrual.
  • (of a female) Currently undergoing menstruation.
  • *, New York, 2001, p.213:
  • Foolish, drunken, or hairbrain women most part bring forth children like unto themslves, morosus et languidos , and so likewise he that lies with a menstruous woman.
  • (obsolete) Monthly.
  • Synonyms

    * menstrual * catamenial * mensal

    References

    * * * * Oxford English Dictionary , 2nd ed., 1989.

    monstruous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • *1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , VI.7:
  • *:For he was sterne and terrible by nature, […] And rather like a Gyant monstruous […].