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exuviate

[ ig-zoo-vee-eyt, ik-soo- ]
/ 瑟g藞zu vi藢e瑟t, 瑟k藞su- /
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verb (used with or without object), ex路u路vi路at路ed, ex路u路vi路at路ing.
to cast off or shed (exuviae); molt.
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Origin of exuviate

First recorded in 1850鈥55; exuvi(ae) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM exuviate

ex路u路vi路a路tion, noun

Words nearby exuviate

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British Dictionary definitions for exuviate

exuviate
/ (瑟伞藞zju藧v瑟藢e瑟t) /

verb
to shed (a skin or similar outer covering)

Derived forms of exuviate

exuviation, noun
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