noun pl. mimicries
- the practice or art, or an instance or way, of mimicking
- close resemblance, in color, form, or behavior, of one organism to another or to some object in its environment, as of some insects to the leaves or twigs of plants: it serves to disguise or conceal an organism from a predator or prey
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noun pl. mim·ic·ries
a. The act, practice, or art of mimicking.
b. An instance of mimicking.
- Biology The resemblance of one organism to another or to an object in its surroundings for concealment and protection from predators.
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