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mimicry British & World English

The action or skill of imitating someone or something, especially in order to entertain or ridicule

mimicry English Thesaurus

some birds specialize in vocal mimicry

Batesian mimicry British & World English

Mimicry in which an edible animal is protected by its resemblance to one avoided by predators

Müllerian mimicry British & World English

A form of mimicry in which two or more harmful or unpalatable animals develop similar appearances as a shared protective device

biomimicry British & World English

The design and production of materials, structures, and systems that are modelled on biological entities and processes