What is another word for musth?

3 synonyms found


[ mˈʌsθ], [ mˈʌsθ], [ m_ˈʌ_s_θ]

"Musth" refers to a temporary state of heightened aggression and sexual activity experienced by male elephants during mating season. Other synonyms for this term include "rut" and "reproductive frenzy." While the scientific term for this phenomenon is "musth," it has been described in different ways across cultures and languages. In Hindi, it is called "mast," which translates to "ecstasy." The Swahili word for musth is "tembo" while in Tamil, it is known as "thottam." The diversity of terms shows the significance of musth in various cultures and the need to understand and respect the behavior of these majestic animals.

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    Synonyms for Musth:

    • n.

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    What are the hypernyms for Musth?

    A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
    • Other hypernyms:

      Animal Behavior, Reproductive Behavior, aggressive behavior, Endocrine system response, Hormone-driven behavior, Male behavior, Seasonal behavior, Testosterone-driven behavior.

    What are the hyponyms for Musth?

    Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
    • hyponyms for musth (as nouns)

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