Etymology
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exuviae (n.)

"cast-off skins, shells, or other coverings of animals," 1650s, Latin, literally "that which is stripped off," hence "slough, skin," also "clothing, equipment, arms, booty, spoils," from stem of exuere "to doff," from ex "off" (see ex-) + from PIE root *eu- "to dress" (also found in Latin induere "to dress," reduvia "fragment").

updated on May 24, 2017

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Definitions of exuviae from WordNet

exuviae (n.)
cast-off skins or coverings of various organisms during ecdysis;
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