rut Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /rʌt/

rut noun (HOLE)

[C] a ​deep, ​narrowmark made in ​softgroundespecially by a ​wheel


[S] the ​period of the ​year during which ​particularmaleanimals, ​especially deer and ​sheep, are ​sexuallyactive: During the rut, ​stags can be ​seenfighting for ​ rut (of ​particularmaleanimals) ​sexuallyexcited
(Definition of rut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rutnoun [C]

 us   /rʌt/
a ​narrowchannel, esp. one that has been ​unintentionallycut into the ​ground by a ​wheel
(Definition of rut from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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