rut1 [rut]
[< ? MFr route,ROUTE]
1. a groove, furrow, or track, esp. one made in the ground by the passage of wheeled vehicles
2. a fixed, routine course of action, thought, etc., esp. one regarded as monotonous
rutted, rutting
to make a rut or ruts in
rut2 [rut]
[ME rutte < OFr ruit < L rugitus, a roaring (as of deer in rut) < rugire, to roar < IE * reuk- < echoic base * reu-, to roar, cry hoarsely > OE ryn, OSlav rykati, to roar]
1. 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: cf. ESTRUS
2. the period during which this occurs
rutted, rutting
to be in rut

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