Part of speech:
The parts so shed
A moult; the shedding of skin, feathers, etc.
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 molting. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for molting, like: molt, moult, moulting, ecdysis, sloughing, shedding, discarding, changing, casting and losing.