mim·ic·ry / mim.ik.re
noun – a plant or animal that looks very similar to another plant, animal, or object. Often for either defensive or aggressive purposes.
types of mimicry: aggressive mimicry, Batesian mimicry, Mullerian mimicry, and Automimcry
mimicry in a sentence: the red-bellied pacu mimics the red-bellied piranha so predators know to stay away!
examples of mimicry in nature: red-bellied pacu and piranha, orchid mantis
see also: aggressive mimicry