Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.