protective coloration

noun

Definition of protective coloration

: coloration by which an organism is actually or apparently made less visible or less attractive to predators

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“Protective coloration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protective%20coloration. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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