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molt

verb

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to cast (a natural bodily covering or appendage) aside
  • a crab molts its shell as it grows larger

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The first known use of molt was in the 15th century

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“Molt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/molt. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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