Variant of camouflage
- the disguising of troops, ships, guns, etc. to conceal them from the enemy, as by the use of paint, nets, or leaves in patterns merging with the background
- a disguise or concealment of this kind
- any device or action used to conceal or mislead; deception
Origin: Fr < camoufler, to disguise; prob. altered (infl. by camouflet, puff of smoke) < It camuffare, to disguise
- camouflager noun
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