March 20th, 2018

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Word of the Day 03/20/18 Mimicry

Mimicry (noun)
mim·ic·ry [mim-ik-ree]
(previously 03-28-13)

1. the act, practice, or art of mimicking.
2. Biology. the close external resemblance of an organism, the mimic, to some different organism, the model, such that the mimic benefits from the mistaken identity, as seeming to be unpalatable or harmful.
3. an instance, performance, or result of mimicking.

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Origin: 1680–90; mimic + -ry

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