diestrual
diestrous diestrous diestrual diestrualadj. in a period of sexual inactivity; -- of animals that have several estrous cycles in one breeding season.

Syn: dioestrous, dioestrual. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • diestrual — di·estrual …   English syllables

  • diestrual — adjective (of animals that have several estrous cycles in one breeding season) in a period of sexual inactivity • Syn: ↑diestrous, ↑dioestrous, ↑dioestrual • Similar to: ↑anestrous • Derivationally related forms: ↑diestrum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • diestrous — adjective (of animals that have several estrous cycles in one breeding season) in a period of sexual inactivity • Syn: ↑dioestrous, ↑diestrual, ↑dioestrual • Similar to: ↑anestrous • Derivationally related forms: ↑diestrum …   Useful english dictionary

  • dioestrous — adjective (of animals that have several estrous cycles in one breeding season) in a period of sexual inactivity • Syn: ↑diestrous, ↑diestrual, ↑dioestrual • Similar to: ↑anestrous • Derivationally related forms: ↑diestrum …   Useful english dictionary

  • dioestrual — adjective (of animals that have several estrous cycles in one breeding season) in a period of sexual inactivity • Syn: ↑diestrous, ↑dioestrous, ↑diestrual • Similar to: ↑anestrous • Derivationally related forms: ↑diestrum …   Useful english dictionary

  • diestrum — noun (of animals having several estrous cycles in one breeding season) a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity • Syn: ↑diestrus • Derivationally related forms: ↑diestrual, ↑diestrual (for: ↑diestrus) …   Useful english dictionary

  • diestrus — noun (of animals having several estrous cycles in one breeding season) a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity • Syn: ↑diestrum • Derivationally related forms: ↑diestrual (for: ↑diestrum), ↑diestrual …   Useful english dictionary

  • diestrous — diestrual diestrualadj. in a period of sexual inactivity; of animals that have several estrous cycles in one breeding season. Syn: dioestrous, dioestrual. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dioestrous — dioestrual dioestrualadj. in a period of sexual inactivity; of animals that have several estrous cycles in one breeding season. Syn: diestrous, diestrual. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dioestrual — dioestrous dioestrous dioestrual dioestrualadj. in a period of sexual inactivity; of animals that have several estrous cycles in one breeding season. Syn: diestrous, diestrual. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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