Definition of Mimickers

1. Noun. (plural of mimicker) ¹



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Definition of Mimickers

1. mimicker [n] - See also: mimicker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mimickers

mimetism
mimetisms
mimetite
mimetites
mimic
mimic convulsion
mimic genes
mimic spasm
mimic tic
mimicable
mimical
mimically
mimick
mimicked
mimicker
mimickers (current term)
mimicking
mimickries
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mimiviral
mimivirus
mimiviruses
mimmation
mimmer
mimmest

Literary usage of Mimickers

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1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1872)
"In the first place the mimicked and the mimickers are always found together, and even the mimickers of varieties are only found beside the varieties that ..."

2. Half Hours with Insects by Alpheus Spring Packard (1877)
"Here, then, the mimickers are possibly lower in rank than the butterflies they mimic. This is certainly the case with the ..."

3. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1909)
"But why, it may be asked, are certain forms treated as the mimicked and others as the mimickers? Mr. Bates satisfactorily answers this question, ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"But why, it may be asked, are certain forms treated as the mimicked and others as the mimickers? Mr. Bates satisfactorily answers this question, ..."

5. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1871)
"Here, then, we have species of two perfectly different genera acting apparently as models and mimickers. In all the cases we have yet adduced we have found ..."

6. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"It is also necessary to show that the mimickers do actually consort with the mimicked. Some beetles and moths are curiously ..."

7. The Study of Animal Life by John Arthur Thomson (1892)
"May not the similar surroundings and habits of mimickers and mimicked have sometimes something to do with their resemblance ; may it not be that the ..."

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