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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of lower mammals) showing or in a state of a regularly recurring period in female mammals other than humans during which the animal is sexually receptive.

Usage examples (28)
  • The estrous state
  • Perhaps a doe in estrous sprinkling before rattling in some dominant bucks.
  • You could vacuum seal, let’s say, a bottle of doe in estrous, so you don’t have to worry about it leaking in your hunting pack.
  • Does must be in estrous to get pregnant. for more
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