coloration or anything likened to it that eliminates or reduces visibility or conspicuousness.
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Origin of protective coloration
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby protective coloration
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British Dictionary definitions for protective coloration
the coloration of an animal that enables it to blend with its surroundings and therefore escape the attention of predators
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