mating season

noun

Definition of mating season

: the time of year when an animal mates

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“Mating season.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mating%20season. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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