adjective se·mat·ic \sə̇ˈmatik\

Definition of sematic

  1. :  serving as a warning of danger —used of conspicuous colors of a poisonous or noxious animal

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Origin and Etymology of sematic

Greek sēmat-, sēma sign + English -ic

First Known Use: 1890

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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