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mimetic

[mi-met-ik, mahy-]
adjective
1.
characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of imitation or mimicry: mimetic gestures.
2.
mimic or make-believe.

Origin:
1625–35; < Greek mīmētikós imitative, equivalent to mīmē- (see mimesis) + -tikos -tic

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mimetic (mɪˈmɛtɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, resembling, or relating to mimesis or imitation, as in art, etc
2.  biology of or exhibiting mimicry
 
mi'metically
 
adv

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mimetic
1630s, "having an aptitude for mimicry," from Gk. mimetikos "imitative," from mimetos, verbal adj. of mimeisthai "to imitate." Originally of persons, attested of animals or plants from 1851.
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mimetic mi·met·ic (mĭ-mět'ĭk, mī-)
adj.

  1. Of or exhibiting mimicry.

  2. Of or relating to mimesis.


mi·met'i·cal·ly adv.
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