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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of exuviating.
  • n. The exuviated coverings; exuviae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The rejecting or casting off of some part, more particularly, the outer cuticular layer, as the shells of crustaceans, skins of snakes, etc.; molting; ecdysis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology, the rejection or casting off of some part, as the deciduous teeth, the skin of serpents, the shells of crustaceans, etc.

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