Rut

rut
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.


You will also like...

Human Reproduction
Human Reproduction

Humans are capable of only one mode of reproduction, i.e. sexual reproduction. Haploid sex cells (gametes) are produced ..

Disturbance on a still water
Abiotic Factors – Water Conditions

A still body of water may be disturbed by a variety of factors. One of them is wind. In fact, it is considered as the pr..

Independent Assortment and Crossing Over
Independent Assortment and Crossing Over

This tutorial describes the independent assortment of chromosomes and crossing over as important events in meiosis. Read..

vitamins
A Balanced Vitamin Diet – Vitamins A – K

A balanced diet is essential to a healthy organism. Insufficiency or too much of a particular element or compound, such ..

Oligodendrocyte and Schwann cell
The Central Nervous System

Myelin sheath is essential for a faster conductivity of signals. Know more about this feature of some neurons in the Cen..

Adaptive Radiation
Adaptive Radiation

The diversification of several new species from a recent ancestral source, each adapted to utilize or occupy a vacant ad..

Related Articles...

No related articles found

See all Related Topics