[ dahy-es-truh s, -ee-struh s ]
/ daɪˈɛs trəs, -ˈi strəs /
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Words nearby dioestrus
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British Dictionary definitions for dioestrus
/ (daɪˈiːstrəs) /
a period of sexual inactivity between periods of oestrus in animals that have several oestrous cycles in one breeding season
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