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Definition of moult

Moult
Molt Molt, Moult Moult, v. t. To cast, as the hair, skin, feathers, or the like; to shed.
Moult
Molt Molt, Moult Moult, n. The act or process of changing the feathers, hair, skin, etc.; molting.
Moult
Molt 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.
moult
Molt 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.
Moult
Moult Moult (m[=o]lt), v. & n. See Molt.

Meaning of moult from wikipedia

- In biology, moulting (British English), or molting (American English), also known as sloughing, shedding, or in many invertebrates, ecdysis, is the manner...
- Louis Elliot Moult (born 14 May 1992) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Burton Albion. Moult, a prolific goal scorer in...
- Edward Walker Moult (11 February 1926 – 3 September 1986) was a British farmer at Scaddows Farm near Ticknall, Derbyshire, who became a radio and television...
- Moulting is the manner in which an animal routinely casts off a part of its body (usually an outer layer or covering). Moult or molt may also refer to:...
- have this moult strategy. The cuckoos show what is called saltatory or transilient wing moults. In simple forms, this involves the moulting and replacement...
- "likeness") is a developmental stage of arthropods, such as insects, between each moult (ecdysis), until ****ual maturity is reached. Arthropods must shed the exoskeleton...
- Moult (French pronunciation: [mult] (listen)) is a former commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. On 1 January...
- external skeleton. In order to keep growing, they must go through stages of moulting, a process by which they shed their exoskeleton to reveal a new one. Some...
- Ecdysis is the moulting of the cuticle in many invertebrates of the clade Ecdysozoa. Since the cuticle of these animals typically forms a largely inelastic...
- groups, and these feather tracts are known by standardized names. Most birds moult twice a year, resulting in a breeding or nuptial plumage and a basic plumage...