anticryptic

adjective
an·​ti·​cryp·​tic

Definition of anticryptic

: of or relating to resemblance to surroundings that renders an animal less conspicuous to its prey — compare aggressive sense 3a

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anti- entry 1 + cryptic

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“Anticryptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anticryptic. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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