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Term to be defined Definition Synonyms & Keywords
Molt - "The renewal of plumage when old feathers are shed and replaced with new ones."(B8 - waterfowl natural history associated terms)

- "To shed all or part of an outer covering, such as cuticle, skin, or feathers."(B79 - Animalia (Animals) associated terms)

- "See also Flightless Period, Molt Migration and Eclipse plumage." (V.w6)

- "to shed the old cuticle." (B250 - insect related terms)

- "In mammals, shedding of the old fur coat." (V.w5)

  • Moult (British English)
  • Molting
  • Moulting