Rut meaning

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Rut is defined as to make a groove.

An example of rut is to make a track in the mud with a bicycle.

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The definition of a rut is a groove or track in the ground, a routine way of acting, or a period of sexual excitement in animals, especially males.

An example of a rut is a track in the ground from a bike.

An example of a rut is following the same routine each and every day.

An example of a rut is a period of sexual excitement in a male goat.

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A sunken track or groove made by the passage of vehicles.
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An uninspired routine or pattern of behavior that one continues unthinkingly or because change is difficult.
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To make ruts in (a path, for example).
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A regularly recurring condition of fertility during which breeding occurs in certain mammals, especially deer and various other ungulates.

A buck in rut.

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The period during which this condition occurs.
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To be in rut.
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A groove, furrow, or track, esp. one made in the ground by the passage of wheeled vehicles.
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A fixed, routine course of action, thought, etc., esp. one regarded as monotonous.
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To make a rut or ruts in.
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The periodic sexual excitement, or heat, of certain mammals: applied esp. to males, often specif. to those male ruminants in which it occurs once a year.
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The period during which this occurs.
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To be in rut.
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A regularly recurring condition of fertility during which breeding occurs in certain mammals, especially deer and various other ungulates.

A buck in rut.

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The period during which this condition occurs.
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To be in rut.
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(zoology) Sexual desire or oestrus of cattle, and various other mammals.
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Roaring, as of waves breaking upon the shore; rote.
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(intransitive) To be in the annual rut.
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(intransitive) To have sexual intercourse.
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To mount or cover during copulation.

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A furrow, groove, or track worn in the ground, as from the passage of many wheels along a road.
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A fixed routine, procedure, line of conduct, thought or feeling (See also rutter)
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A dull routine.

Dull job, no interests, no dates. He's really in a rut.

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To make a furrow.
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Origin of rut

Middle English rutte from Old French rut from Vulgar Latin rūgitus from rūgere to roar from Latin rūgīre to roar