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se·mat·ic

 (sĭ-măt′ĭk)
adj.
Serving as a warning or signal of danger.

[From Greek sēma, sēmat-, sign.]

sematic

(sɪˈmætɪk)
adj
(Zoology) (of the conspicuous coloration of certain animals) acting as a warning, esp to potential predators
[C19: from Greek sēma a sign]

se•mat•ic

(sɪˈmæt ɪk)

adj.
warning of danger, as a conspicuous marking on a poisonous animal.
[1885–90; < Greek sēmat- (s. of sêma) sign]
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