AskDefine | Define rutting

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1 a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
2 a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; "they fell into a conversational rut" [syn: groove]
3 applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity [syn: estrus, oestrus, heat] [ant: anestrus]


1 be in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals
2 hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil" [syn: furrow, groove] [also: rutting, rutted]rutting See rut

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rutting in Italian: RUT
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