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- n. The act of developing a new coat of hair, a new set of feathers, scales, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of developing a new coat of hair, a new set of feathers, scales, etc.; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ornithology, the acquisition of plumage by a bird; the act of putting on plumage: opposed to ecdysis.
From Ancient Greek a putting on. (Wiktionary)
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