polyestrous

[ pol-ee-es-truhs ]

adjectiveZoology.
  1. having several estrous cycles annually or during a breeding season, as a cat does.: Compare monestrous.

Origin of polyestrous

1
First recorded in 1895–1900; poly- + estrous
  • Also especially British, pol·y·oes·trous [pol-ee-es-truhs, ‐ee-struhs] /ˌpɒl iˈɛs trəs, ‐ˈi strəs/ .

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