1. rut, groove, channel

usage: a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)

2. rut, groove, routine, modus operandi

usage: a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; "they fell into a conversational rut"

3. estrus, oestrus, heat, rut, physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition

usage: applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity


1. rut, be

usage: be in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals

2. furrow, rut, groove, dig, delve, cut into, turn over

usage: hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"

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