exuviate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To lose or cast-off (a covering).
    • To drop or cast-off (a covering).
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To shed or cast-off exuviae; molt.
    • To sheu000du000a[1913 Webster]d a classic covering or condition initial to dealing with a brand new one; to molt.
    • To drop or cast off exuviae; molt.
    • To sheu000du000a[1913 Webster]d a classic covering or condition preliminary to dealing with a new one; to molt.
  • verb:
    • To shed or cast off a covering, specially a skin; to slough; to molt (moult).
    • cast off locks, epidermis, horn, or feathers
    • To shed or cast-off a covering, especially a skin; to slough; to molt (moult).
    • cast off tresses, skin, horn, or feathers
  • others:
    • To molt; shed or cast some part, as skin, tresses, feathers, teeth, or layer.
    • To drop, cast, or throw-off, as an effete epidermis, layer, or any other additional covering.
    • To molt; shed or cast some part, as epidermis, locks, feathers, teeth, or layer.
    • To lose, cast, or throw off, as an effete skin, layer, or any other outside covering.

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