[mim-i-tiz-uh m, mahy-muh-]


Nearby words

  1. mime,
  2. mimeo,
  3. mimeograph,
  4. mimesis,
  5. mimetic,
  6. mimetite,
  7. mimi,
  8. mimic,
  9. mimic panel,
  10. mimical

Origin of mimetism

First recorded in 1880–85; mimet(ic) + -ism

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Examples from the Web for mimetism

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

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold