To shed skin or other covering
To discard is defined as to get rid of something or throw something away.
To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
(Nautical) To turn (a ship); change to the opposite tack.
To wander from or become ignorant of:
Find another word for molted. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for molted, like: sloughed, shed, discarded, changed, cast and lost.