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anticryptic

[an-tee-krip-tik, an-tahy-]
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adjective Zoology.
  1. serving to conceal an animal from its prey.
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Compare procryptic.

Origin of anticryptic

First recorded in 1885–90; anti- + cryptic
Related formsan·ti·cryp·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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