aposematically

aposematic

[ap-uh-suh-mat-ik]
adjective Zoology.
colored or constructed in a way that indicates special capabilities for defense.

Origin:
1885–90; apo- + sematic

aposematically, adverb
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aposematic (ˌæpəsɪˈmætɪk)
 
adj
(of the coloration of certain distasteful or poisonous animals) characterized by bright conspicuous markings, which predators recognize and learn to avoid; warning
 
[C19: from apo- + Greek sēma sign]

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