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mimetism

[ mim-i-tiz-uhm, mahy-muh- ]
/ ˈmɪm ɪˌtɪz əm, ˈmaɪ mə- /
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noun
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Origin of mimetism

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

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How to use mimetism in a sentence

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

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
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