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μιμέομαι μῖμος mimic, imitate, represent, portray, Hhymn., Aesch., etc.; μ. τινά τι one in a thing, Hdt.; τινα κατά τι id=Hdt.; perf. part. in act. sense στύλοισι φοίνικας μεμιμημένοισι pillars made to represent palms, id=Hdt.; but also in pass. made exactly like, portrayed, id=Hdt., Plat.
II.of the fine arts, to represent, express by means of imitation, of an actor, Ar., Plat.; of painting and music, Plat.; of sculpture and poetry, Arist.

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