steganography


steg·a·nog·ra·phy

noun \ˌste-gə-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Definition of STEGANOGRAPHY

1
archaic :  cryptography
2
:  the art or practice of concealing a message, image, or file within another message, image, or file
steg·a·no·graph·ic \-nə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

Origin of STEGANOGRAPHY

New Latin steganographia, from Greek steganos covered, reticent (from stegein to cover) + Latin -graphia -graphy — more at thatch
First Known Use: 1985

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