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rut

noun uk   us   /rʌt/

rut noun (HOLE)

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.in rut (of particular male animals) sexually excited
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