[ig-zoo-vee-ee, ik-soo-] /ɪgˈzu viˌi, ɪkˈsu-/

plural noun
the cast skins, shells, or other coverings of animals.
plural noun
layers of skin or cuticle shed by animals during ecdysis

1660s, Latin, literally “that which is stripped off,” hence “clothing, equipment, arms, booty, spoils,” from stem of exuere, from PIE *eis- “to dress.”


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