Definitions of exuviae

  1. The fossil shells and other remains which animals have left in the strata of the earth.
  2. Cast skins, shells, or coverings of animals; any parts of animals which are shed or cast off, as the skins of serpents and caterpillars, the shells of lobsters, etc.
  3. Things of any kind cast off and left; cast- off skins, shells, & c., of animals; in geol., all fossil animal matter or fragments of animals of any description.
  4. Cast- off skins, etc., of animals.
  5. Cast off skins, shells, or coverings of animals; the fossil shells and other remains of animals.
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