Semirecondite

Sem`i`rec´on`dite

    (sĕm`ĭ`rĕk´ǒn`dīt or sĕm`ĭ`rė`kǒn´dĭt)
a.1.(Zool.) Half hidden or half covered; said of the head of an insect when half covered by the shield of the thorax.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.