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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened arousal and activity.

Usage examples (32)
  • I say some sow in estrus at Academy a couple days ago.
  • I'd suggest doe in estrus scent as this is the start of the rut.
  • Still it is pretty obvious when you are “presenting” like a baboon in estrus
  • Heat, or "estrus," is the period when the mature female animal is fertile and can be mated. for more
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