shedder

[shed-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that sheds.
2.
a lobster, crab, etc., just before it molts.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see shed2, -er1

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shedder (ˈʃɛdə)
 
n
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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