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synonyms for molt

  • decorticate
  • doff
  • exuviate
  • peel
  • slough
  • cast off
  • pull off
  • take off
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Fortunately they are in the same pelage and same stage of molt on the hind legs.
MAMMALS OBTAINED BY DR. CURT VON WEDEL FROM THE BARRIER BEACH OF TAMAULIPAS, MEXICOE. RAYMOND HALL
From Thayers note-book of 1857: Circumstance related to me by the son of Mr. Molt.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME III (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
Our specimen had nearly finished with molt and feather growth into adult winter plumage.
VERTEBRATES FROM THE BARRIER ISLAND OF TAMAULIPAS, MXICOROBERT K SELANDER
The remaining two adult skins in our series are three-quarters through the molt and are for the most part in fresh winter feather.
VERTEBRATES FROM THE BARRIER ISLAND OF TAMAULIPAS, MXICOROBERT K SELANDER
The males at this period among most Ducks deserting their mate to undergo the partial molt before mentioned.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Mr. Swarth tells me that this specimen had lost the power of flight during its molt.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY: VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4, DECEMBER 1914VARIOUS
On examination Mr. Swarth said it was a partial albino and had skipped a regular molt.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY: VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4, DECEMBER 1914VARIOUS
Adult females molt later, as a rule, than adult males probably because of lactation.
GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION AND TAXONOMY OF THE CHIPMUNKS OF WYOMINGJOHN A. WHITE
In most skins, molts are easily detected because distinct molt-lines were formed.
GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION AND TAXONOMY OF THE CHIPMUNKS OF WYOMINGJOHN A. WHITE
With the fourth molt the active feeding larva changes to the still active but non-feeding pupa (Fig. 59).
INSECTS AND DISEASESRENNIE W. DOANE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MOLT

  • molt
  • peel
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