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English definition of “rut”

rut

noun uk   /rʌt/ us  

rut noun (HOLE)

[C] a deep, narrow mark made in soft ground especially by a wheelCaves, cracks and crevices

rut noun (SEXUALLY ACTIVE PERIOD)

[S] the period of the year during which particular male animals, especially deer and sheep, are sexually active: During the rut, stags can be seen fighting for females.Animal reproduction in rut (of particular male animals) sexually excitedAnimal reproduction
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