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verb [transitive] biology slough pronunciation in American English /slʌf/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyslough
he/she/itsloughs
present participlesloughing
past tensesloughed
past participlesloughed
  1. slough

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    slough off

    to remove an outer layer of skin
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