Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun oestrus

2 senses of oestrus

Sense 1
estrus, oestrus, heat, rut -- (applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity)
       => physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition -- (the condition or state of the body or bodily functions)

Sense 2
Oestrus, genus Oestrus -- (type genus of the Oestridae: sheep botflies)
       => arthropod genus -- (a genus of arthropods)

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