adjective syn·cryp·tic

Definition of syncryptic

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a protective resemblance in appearance in which basically unlike organisms are similar (as in color) often through a common adaptation to their environment; also :  exhibiting such resemblance syncryptic species — compare syntechnic

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Origin and Etymology of syncryptic

syn- + cryptic

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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