mimotype

noun
mim·​o·​type | \ ˈmiməˌtīp \

Definition of mimotype

: a plant or animal resembling in many respects another from which it is systematically distinct and geographically isolated the New World hummingbirds are mimotypes of the Old World sunbirds

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Other Words from mimotype

mimotypic \ ¦⸗⸗¦tipik \ adjective

History and Etymology for mimotype

mim- + type

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“Mimotype.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mimotype. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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