Synonyms

1. moulting

noun. periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles.

Synonyms

  • molting
  • molt
  • moult
  • ecdysis
  • shedding

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Example sentences of the word moulting


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
You will know your rabbit is moulting when they begin to shed more hair than usual when you brush them.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You can sheer your rabbit twice a year during a moulting.

3. Adjective
An adult goose's moulting period often coincides with the birth of goslings.

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