mimetism

[mim-i-tiz-uh m, mahy-muh-]

noun


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