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mimetism

[mim-i-tiz-uh m, mahy-muh-]
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noun
  1. mimicry(defs 1, 3).

Origin of mimetism

First recorded in 1880–85; mimet(ic) + -ism
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Examples from the Web for mimetism

Historical Examples

  • It is a curious example of mimetism in favor of the flukes welfare.

    Parasites

    T. Spencer Cobbold


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