Semirecondite Sem`i*rec"on*dite (s[e^]m`[i^]*r[e^]k"[o^]n*d[imac]t or s[e^]m`[i^]*r[-e]*k[o^]n"d[i^]t), a. (Zool.) Half hidden or half covered; said of the head of an insect when half covered by the shield of the thorax. [1913 Webster]

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  • semirecondite — “+ adjective Etymology: semi + recondite : partly concealed; specifically : half covered by the thorax an insect with a semirecondite head …   Useful english dictionary

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