Definitions of rut:
  • noun:   a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
    Example: "They fell into a conversational rut"
  • noun:   a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
  • noun:   applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
  • verb:   be in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals
  • verb:   hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove

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