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1. (Science: physiology) sexual desire or oestrus of deer, cattle, and various other mammals; heat; also, the period during which the oestrus exists.

2. Roaring, as of waves breaking upon the shore; rote. See Rote.

Origin: F. Rut, OF. Ruit, L. Ruditus a roaring, fr. Rugire to roar; -sp called from the noise made by deer in rutting time.

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Female fight

... spent gestating and nursing. (mammals being discussed here) Many animal females will not mate unless they come into heat. Some males come into rut, but many are willing and able to mate all the time, while unable to do so unless they can find a female in heat. Since she gives off pheromones ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Female fight
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The Fiber Disease

... think like a "hive" now!!! Well I say, there's strength in numbers!!! I took the time to send our ONLY contact in official capacity - D. Rut z. an e mail. Haven't heard back yet...will post his reply if I get one. December 27, 2006 Center for Disease Control - Atlanta, GA, USA Mr. Rutz, ...

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Wed Dec 27, 2006 11:07 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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