What does molting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. molt, molting, moult, moulting, ecdysis(noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Molting

    of Moult

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Molting

    Periodic casting off FEATHERS; HAIR; or cuticle. Molting is a process of sloughing or desquamation, especially the shedding of an outer covering and the development of a new one. This phenomenon permits growth in ARTHROPODS, skin renewal in AMPHIBIANS and REPTILES, and the shedding of winter coats in BIRDS and MAMMALS.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of molting in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of molting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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