anticryptic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ cryptic

Adjective[edit]

anticryptic (comparative more anticryptic, superlative most anticryptic)

  1. Of or pertaining to camouflage used by a predator to provide stealth, as opposed to camouflage used by prey to hide.
    Without the anticryptic benefit of their spots, leopards would go hungry.