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anticryptic

[an-tee-krip-tik, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈkrɪp tɪk, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective, Zoology.
1.
serving to conceal an animal from its prey.
Compare procryptic.
Origin of anticryptic
1885-1890
1885-90; anti- + cryptic
Related forms
anticryptically, adverb
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