Word of the Day: TINCTUMUTANT

from Latin tinctus (a dyeing) + mūtāntem (changing)

“…The chameleon is the best known of all the tinctumutants (tinctus, color, and mutare, to change), though many other animals possess this faculty in a very marked degree…”

From: The Popular Science Monthly
January, 1895
Animal Tinctumutants
By Dr. James Weir, Jr.

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