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exuviate

[ig-zoo-vee-eyt, ik-soo-] /ɪgˈzu viˌeɪt, ɪkˈsu-/
verb (used with or without object), exuviated, exuviating.
1.
to cast off or shed (exuviae); molt.
Origin of exuviate
1850-1855
1850-55; exuvi(ae) + -ate1
Related forms
exuviation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for exuviate

exuviate

/ɪɡˈzjuːvɪˌeɪt/
verb
1.
to shed (a skin or similar outer covering)
Derived Forms
exuviation, noun
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