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  • adj. Of or pertaining to camouflage used by a predator to provide stealth, as opposed to camouflage used by prey to hide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In biology, serving to conceal or fitted for concealing one organism to the disadvantage of another: as contrasted with procryptic, serving to hide an organism for its own welfare.


anti- +‎ cryptic (Wiktionary)


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  • Camouflage used in the process of predation, rather than in the process of evasion.

    June 11, 2009