Mimicry

mimicry

1. The act or practice of one who mimics; ludicrous imitation for sport or ridicule.

2. (Science: biology) protective resemblance; the resemblance which certain animals and plants exhibit to other animals and plants or to the natural objects among which they live, a characteristic which serves as their chief means of protection against enemies; imitation; mimesis; mimetism.


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