Mate

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Definition

Hello, mate! (AUS, UK): Hi friend, pal! (AUS, UK)
idiom
a mate: a friend, a companion; a sexual partner (animals)
noun
to mate: to copulate, to reproduce, to have sex (referring to animals)
verb
It's mating season! All the animals are finding partners so they can reproduce.

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