rut 1 of 4 noun (1) ˈrət 1 : a periodic and often annually recurring state of certain male animals (such as deer or elk) during which behavior associated with the urge to breed is displayed 2 : the period of time during which rut occurs : breeding season rut 2 of 4 verb (1) rutted; rutting intransitive verb : to be in or enter into a state of rut
The Rut is an international skyrunning competition held for the first time in 2013. It runs every year in Big Sky, Montana ( United States ) in September and consists of four races, a 50 K , a 25 K , a 11 K (from 2015, before was 12 K ) and Vertical Kilometer both valid for the Skyrunner World Series .
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rut ( rʌt) n 1. a groove or furrow in a soft road, caused by wheels 2. any deep mark, hole, or groove 3. a narrow or predictable way of life, set of attitudes, etc; dreary or undeviating routine (esp in the phrase in a rut) vb, ruts, rutting or rutted ( tr) to make a rut or ruts in [C16: probably from French route road] rut ( rʌt) n 1.
The rut is the mating season of ruminant animals such as deer, sheep, elk, moose, caribou, ibex, goats, pronghorn and Asian and African antelope. During the rut, males often rub their antlers or horns on trees or shrubs, fight with each other, wallow in mud or dust, and herd estrus females together.
rut noun (SEXUALLY ACTIVE PERIOD) [ S ] the period of the year during which particular male animals, especially deer and sheep, are sexually active: During the rut, stags can be seen fighting for females. in rut (of particular male animals) sexually excited SMART Vocabulary: related words and phrases Idiom (stuck) in a rut
1] n 1 a groove or furrow in a soft road, caused by wheels 2 any deep mark, hole, or groove 3 a narrow or predictable way of life, set of attitudes, etc.; dreary or undeviating routine (esp. in the phrase in a rut) vb , ruts, rutting, rutted 4 tr to make a rut or ruts in (C16: probably from French route road)