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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mim·ic·ry /ˈmɪmɪkri/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mim·ic·ry /ˈmɪmɪkrɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mim·ic·ry n.
 1. The act or practice of one who mimics; ludicrous imitation for sport or ridicule.
 2. Biol. 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of mimicking; imitative behavior [syn: apery]
      2: the resemblance of an animal species to another species or
         to natural objects; provides concealment and protection
         from predators