As Noun the main difference between Rut and Oestrus is that Rut is a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape while Oestrus is type genus of the Oestridae: sheep botflies


As Verb Rut is hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove


Rut

English

(Rut)

Noun

(en noun)

a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)

  • a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape

  • applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity

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Verb

(en verb)

be in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals

  • hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove

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Synonyms

  • Furrow

  • Oestrus

  • Estrus

  • Heat

  • Rut

  • Groove

Antonyms

Derived Terms

  • Estrous

  • Furrow

  • Rutty

  • Rut

  • Groove

Oestrus

English

(Oestrus)

Noun

(en noun)

applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity

  • type genus of the Oestridae: sheep botflies

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Synonyms

  • Oestrus

  • Oestrus

  • Estrus

  • Rut

  • Heat

Antonyms

Derived Terms

  • Estrous

  • Rut

Related Terms