English dictionary definition of:



  • a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
  • a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
  • applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity


  • be in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals
  • hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove


estrus   furrow   groove   heat   oestrus  

Scrabble score for rut

Scrabble score = 3

generated at 18:43:51 on 17-02-20

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