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moult

US molt

/ (məʊlt) /
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verb
(of birds, mammals, reptiles, and arthropods) to shed (feathers, hair, skin, or cuticle)
noun
the periodic process of moultingSee also ecdysis
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Derived forms of moult

moulter or US molter, noun

Word Origin for moult

C14 mouten, from Old English mūtian, as in bimūtian to exchange for, from Latin mūtāre to change
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