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Verb: desquamate  'des-kwu,meyt
  1. Peel off in scales
    "dry skin desquamates";
    - peel off

Derived forms: desquamating, desquamated, desquamates

Type of: exuviate, molt [N. Amer], moult [Brit, Cdn], shed, slough