adj. [Gr. allelon, one another; mimikos, imitative]
Referring to imitation of behavioral habits of another animal, usually of the same species.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • al|le|lo|mi|met|ic — «uh LEE luh mih MEHT ihk, LEHL uh ; my », adjective. of or characterized by imitativeness within a group; imitative of one another: »All the sheep in a flock, or all the fish in a school, or all the dogs in a pack, tend to do the same thing at… …   Useful english dictionary

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