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monestrous

[ mon-es-truhs ]
/ mɒnˈɛs trəs /
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adjective
of or relating to a mammal that has one estrus period per breeding season, as the dog.
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Also especially British, mon·oes·trous [mon-es-truhs, ‐ee-struhs] /mɒnˈɛs trəs, ‐ˈi strəs/ .

Origin of monestrous

First recorded in 1895–1900; mon- + estrous
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