Menopause etymology


English word menopause comes from Ancient Greek μήν, Ancient Greek παῦσις, and later French ménopause (Menopause (final menstruation).)

Etymology of menopause

Detailed word origin of menopause

Dictionary entry Language Definition
μήν Ancient Greek (grc)
παῦσις Ancient Greek (grc)
menopausis Latin (lat)
ménopause French (fr) Menopause (final menstruation).
menopause English (en) The ending of menstruation; the time in a woman's life when this happens.

Words with the same origin as menopause

Descendants of παῦσις

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