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mimicry

mim·ic·ry

mimicry

 
 
pronunciation:
mI mih kri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: mimicries
definition 1: an act, instance, or the art of imitating or copying the speech, behavior, or expressions of others.
His perfect mimicry of their professor's lecturing style made his friends roar with laughter.
definition 2: the imitation by an organism of its environment or of other organisms as a means of survival.
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The word mimicry contains the following part:
mim Latin root that means copy, imitate
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