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Noun: breeding season
  1. The breeding season is the most suitable season, usually with favourable conditions and abundant food and water, for breeding.
    "The Passenger pigeon is a famous example of probably the most numerous land bird on the American continent which had evolved for communal breeding that went extinct due to large scale hunting in its communal breeding grounds during the breeding season and its inability to breed in smaller numbers.";
    - mating season

Derived forms: breeding seasons

Type of: season

Encyclopedia: Breeding season