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shedder

[shed-er] /ˈʃɛd ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that sheds.
2.
a lobster, crab, etc., just before it molts.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see shed2, -er1
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shedder

/ˈʃɛdə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that sheds
2.
an animal, such as a llama, snake, or lobster, that moults
3.
(NZ) a person who milks cows in a milking shed
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