[ es-truhs ]
/ ˈɛs trəs /
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pertaining to or involving the estrus.
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Origin of estrous
First recorded in 1895–1900; see origin at oestrous
Words nearby estrous
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Medical definitions for estrous
[ ĕs′trəs ]
Relating to or being in estrus.
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