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crypto

noun cryp·to \ ˈkrip-(ˌ)tō \
Updated on: 18 Jan 2018

Definition of crypto

plural cryptos
1 : a person who adheres or belongs secretly to a party, sect, or other group
2 : cryptography 2

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Origin and Etymology of crypto

crypt-


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crypto

adjective

Definition of crypto

1 : not openly avowed or declared often used in combination
  • crypto-fascist

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First Known Use of crypto

1681


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noun cryp·to \ ˈkrip-(ˌ)tō \

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