protective resemblance

noun

: resemblance of an animal to its environment (as by coloration) that causes it to blend with the substrate and become hidden from its enemies

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“Protective resemblance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protective%20resemblance. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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