adjective Etymology: Fritz Müller died 1897 German zoologist Date: 1898 of, relating to, or being mimicry that exists between two or more inedible or dangerous species (as of butterflies) and that is considered in evolutionary theory to be a mechanism reducing loss to predation by simplification of the recognition process by predators

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  • Mullerian — M[ u]l*le ri*an, a. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Johannes M[ u]ller. [1913 Webster] {M[ u]llerian ducts} (Anat.), a pair of embryonic ducts which give rise to the genital passages in the female, but disappear in the male. {M[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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