aposematic

adjective
apo·se·mat·ic | \ˌa-pə-si-ˈma-tik \

Definition of aposematic 

: being conspicuous and serving to warn aposematic coloration in butterflies

Other Words from aposematic

aposematically \-ti-k(ə-)lē \ 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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