Definition of Rutting

1. Verb. (present participle of ''rut'') ¹



2. Noun. (zoology) pairing the period of time when certain ungulates mate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rutting

1. rut [v] - See also: rut

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rutting

rutinosides
rutins
rutoside
ruts
rutted
rutter
rutterkin
rutterkins
rutters
ruttier
ruttiers
ruttiest
ruttily
ruttiness
ruttinesses
rutting (current term)
ruttings
ruttishly
ruttishnesses
ruttle
ruttles
rutylene
rvalue
rvalues
rwanda
rya
rya rug

Literary usage of Rutting

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1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... ring which stags make in the rutting season, and wue be to any who get within it." He confirms his story by a copy of the parish register, which records ..."

2. An universal etymological English dictionaryby Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1724)
"... Hunten} a Wolf t rutting Time is faid to go to Much or inte. To MATCH COCKS, [among C«*- ... rutting ..."

3. Newfoundland and its untrodden ways by John Guille Millais (1907)
"... stags were seen daily, but the last week of the month signalised the close of the rutting season, and partial abandonment of the does by the stags. ..."

4. Sporting Adventures in the Far West by John Mortimer Murphy (1879)
"The moose—Its range in the West—Its form, haunts, and habits—The rutting season—Cries of the animal—How males are lured within rifle range—Calling as an ..."

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