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mimic in Animals topic

mimicmimic2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBAIMITATEa person or animal that is good at copying the movements, sound, or appearance of someone or something elseimpressionist, impersonator
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mimicSome species of birds have developed the ability to distinguish between model and mimic and will feed on the imposters.Parrots are excellent mimics.What became of Gary Glitter mimics when Glitter got disgraced?She is a remarkably good mimic.The first group, mimics, consists of the northern mockingbird, the brown thrasher and the gray catbird.The universal Turing machine is a universal mimic.