polyestrous

adjective
poly·​es·​trous | \ ˌpä-lē-ˈe-strəs How to pronounce polyestrous (audio) \

Definition of polyestrous

: having more than one period of estrus in a year

First Known Use of polyestrous

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Polyestrous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyestrous. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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polyestrous

adjective
poly·​es·​trous | \ ˌpäl-ē-ˈes-trəs How to pronounce polyestrous (audio) \
variants: or British polyoestrous \ -​ˈē-​strəs How to pronounce polyestrous (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyestrous

: having more than one period of estrus in a year

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