Corystes cassivelaunus
Masked Masked, a. 1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Same as {Personate}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) Having the anterior part of the head differing decidedly in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds. [1913 Webster]

{Masked ball}, a ball in which the dancers wear masks.

{Masked battery} (Mil.), a battery so placed as not to be seen by an enemy until it opens fire. --H. L. Scott.

{Masked crab} (Zo["o]l.), a European crab ({Corystes cassivelaunus}) with markings on the carapace somewhat resembling a human face.

{Masked pig} (Zo["o]l.), a Japanese domestic hog ({Sus pliciceps}). Its face is deeply furrowed. [1913 Webster]


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