Definition of cryptodirous in English:

cryptodirous

adjective

Zoology
rare
  • = cryptodiran.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Theodore Gill (1837–1914). From scientific Latin Cryptodira + -ous.

Pronunciation

cryptodirous

/ˌkrɪptə(ʊ)ˈdʌɪrəs/