Mimus

noun
Mi·​mus | \ ˈmīməs \

Definition of Mimus

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a genus of birds containing the mockingbirds and being the type of the family Mimidae
-mi·​mus | \ " \

Definition of -mimus (Entry 2 of 2)

: mimic : imitator in generic names of animals Cetomimus

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History and Etymology for Mimus

Noun

New Latin, from Latin, mime

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Latin mimus mime

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“Mimus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mimus. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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