monestrous

adjective
mon·​es·​trous | \ (ˌ)mä-ˈne-strəs How to pronounce monestrous (audio) \

Definition of monestrous

: experiencing estrus once each year or breeding season

First Known Use of monestrous

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Monestrous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monestrous. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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monestrous

adjective
mon·​es·​trous | \ (ˈ)mä-ˈnes-trəs How to pronounce monestrous (audio) \
variants: or chiefly British monoestrous \ (ˈ)mä-​ˈnēs-​ How to pronounce monestrous (audio) \

Medical Definition of monestrous

: experiencing estrus once each year or breeding season

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