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Noun: moulting  mówl-ting
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: molting)
  1. Periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
    - molt [N. Amer], molting [N. Amer], moult [Brit, Cdn], ecdysis
Verb: moult  mówlt
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: molt)
  1. Cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    "our dog moults every Spring";
    - shed, molt [N. Amer], exuviate, slough

Sounds like: malting, mol

Derived forms: moultings

Type of: cast, cast off, drop, lose, shake off, shed, shedding, sloughing, throw, throw away, throw off

Encyclopedia: Moulting

Moult, Thomas