[ proh-krip-tik ]
/ proʊˈkrɪp tɪk /
serving to conceal an animal from predators.
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British Dictionary definitions for procryptic
/ (prəʊˈkrɪptɪk) /
(of animals) having protective coloration
Derived forms of procrypticprocryptically, adverb
Word Origin for procryptic
C19: from pro- ² + Greek kruptein to conceal
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