nonmimetic

adjective
non·​mi·​met·​ic | \ ˌnän-mə-ˈme-tik How to pronounce nonmimetic (audio) , -mī- \

Definition of nonmimetic

1 : not characterized by or being a representation or imitation of the real world nonmimetic art nonmimetic fiction
2 : not exhibiting biological mimicry nonmimetic butterflies

First Known Use of nonmimetic

1898 , in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Nonmimetic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmimetic. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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