Thesaurus > Related Words: molt

  Words related to molt

Related / Similar Words: molting, moult, moulting, ecdysis, shed, exuviate, slough

 

Definition:
  • periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles;
  • cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "out dog sheds every Spring";

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    Hyponyms: desquamate, peel off

     

    Derivational Morphology: shed, exuviate, moult, slough, shedding, sloughing, molter, moulter, molting, moulting, ecdysis

     

     
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