Exuviate

Definition of Exuviate

Ex`u´vi`ate
v. i.1.(Zool.) To she
[1913 Webster]d an old covering or condition preliminary to taking on a new one; to molt.
[imp. & p. p. Exuviated, p. pr. & vb. n. Exuviating.]
There is reason to suppose that very old crayfish do not exuviate every year.
- Huxley.

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cast, cast off, desquamate, drop, molt, moult, peel off, shake off, shed, slough, throw, throw away, throw off
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