mimic (n.) Look up mimic at Dictionary.com
1580s, "a mime," from Latin mimicus, from Greek mimikos "of or pertaining to mimes," from mimos "mime."
mimic (v.) Look up mimic at Dictionary.com
1680s, from mimic (n.). Related: Mimicked; mimicking.
mimic (adj.) Look up mimic at Dictionary.com
1590s, from Latin mimicus, from Greek mimikos "of or pertaining to mimes," verbal adjective from mimeisthai "to mimic, imitate, portray by means of imitation" (see mimeograph).