procryptic


pro·cryp·tic

adjective \(ˌ)prō-ˈkrip-tik\

Definition of PROCRYPTIC

:  of, relating to, or being a concealing pattern or shade of coloring especially in insects

Origin of PROCRYPTIC

pro- (as in protect) + cryptic
First Known Use: 1890

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