Ex*u"vi*ate (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Exuviated, p. pr. & vb. n. Exuviating.] () [From Exuviae.] Zool.

To shed an old covering or condition preliminary to taking on a new one; to molt.

There is reason to suppose that very old crayfish do not exuviate every year. Huxley.


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