Definitions for müllerianmimicry
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Mül•le′ri•anmyuˈlɪər i ən, mʌ-, mɪ-(n.)
(or Mul•le′ri•an ) mim′icry
the resemblance in appearance of two or more unpalatable species, that are avoided by predators to a greater degree than any one of the species would be otherwise.
Origin of Müllerianmimicry:
after German-born Brazilian biologist Fritz Müller (1821–97), who described it in 1878; see -ian
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