mating season

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of mating season

: the time of year when an animal mates

Word by Word Definitions

mate play mating
  1. : checkmate

  1. : checkmate

  1. : associate, companion

  2. : an assistant to a more skilled worker : helper

  3. : friend, buddy

  1. : equal, match

  2. : to join or fit together : couple

  3. : to join together as mates

  1. : a tealike beverage drunk especially in South America

  2. : a South American shrub or tree (Ilex paraguariensis) of the holly family whose leaves and shoots are used in making maté

season play
  1. : a time characterized by a particular circumstance or feature

  2. : a suitable or natural time or occasion

  3. : an indefinite period of time : while

  1. : to give (food) more flavor or zest by adding seasoning or savory ingredients

  2. : to give a distinctive quality to as if by seasoning

  3. : to qualify by admixture : temper


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