aposematic

adjective
apo·​se·​mat·​ic | \ ˌa-pə-si-ˈma-tik How to pronounce aposematic (audio) \

Definition of aposematic

: being conspicuous and serving to warn aposematic coloration in butterflies

Other Words from aposematic

aposematically \ -​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce aposematically (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of aposematic

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aposematic

apo- + Greek sēmat-, sēma sign

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