exuviae

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin exuō (cast off, undress).

Noun[edit]

exuviae

  1. plural form of exuvia
  2. (plural only) The coverings of an animal that have been shed or cast off, particularly the molted exoskeletons of arthropods.
  3. (plural only, history) Roman military term for weaponry and equipment stripped from the person of a foe; booty.

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

exuviae

  1. nominative plural of exuvia
  2. genitive singular of exuvia
  3. dative singular of exuvia
  4. vocative plural of exuvia