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Synonyms for molt

Noun

1. molt, molting, moult, moulting, ecdysis, shedding, sloughing
usage: periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles

Verb

1. shed, molt, exuviate, moult, slough, shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop
usage: cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"
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