simulant

[sim-yuh-luh nt]
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noun
  1. 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

adjective
  1. simulating
  2. (esp of plant parts) resembling another part in structure or function
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