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English definition of “moult”


verb [I] UK (US usually molt)     /məʊlt/ US  /moʊlt/
(of a bird or animal ) to lose feathers , skin , or hair as a natural process at a particular time of year so that new feathers , skin , or hair can grow Animal (non-human) behaviour
(Definition of moult verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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