exuviate

[ig-zoo-vee-eyt, ik-soo-]
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Origin of exuviate

First recorded in 1850–55; exuvi(ae) + -ate1
Related formsex·u·vi·a·tion, noun
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Related Words for exuviate

molt, peel

British Dictionary definitions for exuviate

exuviate

verb
  1. to shed (a skin or similar outer covering)
Derived Formsexuviation, noun
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