courtship dis-play

courtship display

noun
a stereotyped pattern of behavior in animals that functions to attract and arouse a prospective mate.

Origin:
1920–25

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To courtship dis-play
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: courtship dis play
Next Definition: courtship display
Words Near: courtship dis-play
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for courtship dis-play
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing courtship dis-play
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;