HyperDic: moult

English > 2 senses of the word moult:
NOUNprocessmoult, molt, molting, moulting, ecdysisperiodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
VERBbodymoult, shed, molt, exuviate, sloughcast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
English > moult: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningPeriodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles.
Synonymsmolt, molting, moulting, ecdysis
Broadershedding, sloughingThe process whereby something is shed
Spanishmuda
Catalanècdisi, muda
Verbsmoultcast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
English > moult: 2 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningcast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsshed, molt, exuviate, slough
Narrowerdesquamate, peel offpeel off in scales
Broadershed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, dropGet rid of
Spanishcambiar, mudar, pelechar
Catalancanviar, mudar
Nounsmoult, moultingperiodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
moulteran animal (especially birds and arthropods and reptiles) that periodically shed their outer layer (feathers or cuticle or skin or hair)

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