HyperDic: estrus

English > 1 sense of the word estrus:
NOUNstateestrus, oestrus, heat, rutapplies to nonhuman mammals
estrus > pronunciation
Soundseh'strahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > estrus: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningapplies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual ... / sexual arousal and activity.
Synonymsoestrus, heat, rut
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Oppositeanestrus, anestrum, anoestrus, anoestrumapplies to nonhuman mammals
Spanishbrama, celo, estro, rodada, rodera
Catalancarrilada, rodera, zel
Adjectivesestrous(of lower mammals) showing or in a state of estrus

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