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musth

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noun \ˈməst\

Definition of musth

  1. :  a periodic state of the bull elephant characterized especially by aggressive behavior and usually connected with the rutting season



Variants of musth

also

must

Origin and Etymology of musth

Hindi & Urdu mast intoxicated, from Persian


First Known Use: 1878



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