camouflage
I. noun Etymology: French, from camoufler to disguise Date: 1917 1. the disguising especially of military equipment or installations with paint, nets, or foliage; also the disguise so applied 2. a. concealment by means of disguise b. behavior or artifice designed to deceive or hide • camouflagic adjective II. verb (-flaged; -flaging) Date: 1917 transitive verb to conceal or disguise by camouflage intransitive verb to practice camouflage • camouflageable adjective III. adjective Date: 1942 made in colors or patterns typical of camouflage <
a camouflage jacket
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