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1. Relating to, characteristic of, or exhibiting mimicry.
a. Of or relating to an imitation; imitative.
b. Using imitative means of representation: a mimetic dance.
[Greek mīmētikos, from mīmēsis, mimicry; see mimesis.]
1. of, resembling, or relating to mimesis or imitation, as in art, etc
2. (Biology) biology of or exhibiting mimicry
mi•met•ic(mɪˈmɛt ɪk, maɪ-)
characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of mimicry: mimetic gestures.
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|Adj.||1.||mimetic - characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesis; "a mimetic dance"; "the mimetic presentation of images"|
representational - (used especially of art) depicting objects, figures,or scenes as seen; "representational art"; "representational images"
|2.||mimetic - exhibiting mimicry; "mimetic coloring of a butterfly"; "the mimetic tendency of infancy"- R.W.Hamilton|
imitative - marked by or given to imitation; "acting is an imitative art"; "man is an imitative being"