verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of molt
OTHER WORDS FROM moltmolter, noun
Example sentences from the Web for molt
This beautiful plumage is worn for only a short time and is molted before the birds leave their northern breeding grounds.
Newton estimated its temperature, in this position, to be more than two thousand times that of molted iron.Six Lectures on Light|John Tyndall
For example, the designation "4 P old" signifies that all primaries except the distal four have been molted.Vertebrates from the Barrier Island of Tamaulipas, Mxico|Robert K Selander
The complete postnuptial molt of the body plumage occurs in August and September, but the wings are not molted until winter.
They possess the curious habit of always devouring their molted skins.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley