procryptically

procryptic

[proh-krip-tik]
adjective Zoology.
serving to conceal an animal from predators.
Compare anticryptic.


Origin:
1890–95; pro(tective) + cryptic

procryptically, adverb
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procryptic (prəʊˈkrɪptɪk)
 
adj
(of animals) having protective coloration
 
[C19: from pro-² + Greek kruptein to conceal]
 
pro'cryptically
 
adv

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