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Definition of Moulting
MoultingMolt Molt, Moult Moult, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Molted or
Moulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Molting or Moulting.] [OE.
mouten, L. mutare. See Mew to molt, and cf. Mute, v. t.]
[The prevalent spelling is, perhaps, moult; but as the u
has not been inserted in the otherwords of this class, as,
bolt, colt, dolt, etc., it is desirable to complete the
analogy by the spelling molt.]
To shed or cast the hair, feathers, skin, horns, or the like,
as an animal or a bird. --Bacon.
Meaning of Moulting from wikipedia
of the old exoskeleton. The old exoskeleton
an exuviae. While moulting
can't breathe. Most dogs moult twice
, such as expansion
of the cuticle
of air sacs to allow growth
organs. The process
- by undergoing ecdysis
), or shedding
the old exoskeleton after growing
a new one that is not yet hardened. Moulting cycles
- Edward Walker Moult
1926 – 3 September
1986) was a British farmer
Farm near Ticknall, Derbyshire, who became
- Louis Elliot Moult
(born 14 May 1992) is an English professional footballer
as a striker
, a prolific
(French pronunciation: [mult] (listen)) is a former commune
in the Calvados department
in the Normandy region
France. On 1 January...
is the manner
an animal routinely casts
off a part of its body (usually an outer layer
or covering). Moult
or molt may also refer
- its homologues) are generally called
act as moulting hormones
but also occur
in other related phyla where
ecdysis, or, in normal usage moulting
or sloughing. Moulting performs
of functions: firstly, the old and worn skin...
- as a new feather during
the bird's infancy, or grow to replace
one from moulting
. The pin feather looks somewhat
like a feather
shaft. However, unlike
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