simulant

[ sim-yuh-luh nt ]
/ ˈsɪm yə lənt /

adjective

simulating; feigning; imitating.

noun

a person or thing that simulates.

Origin of simulant

1820–30; < Latin simulant- (stem of simulāns) imitating (present participle of simulāre). See simulate, -ant
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simulant

/ (ˈsɪmjʊlənt) /

adjective

simulating
(esp of plant parts) resembling another part in structure or function
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