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From Ancient Greek μῖμος (mîmos, imitator, actor).


mīmus m (genitive mīmī); second declension

  1. mime
  2. mime actor (male)


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mīmus mīmī
genitive mīmī mīmōrum
dative mīmō mīmīs
accusative mīmum mīmōs
ablative mīmō mīmīs
vocative mīme mīmī

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  • mimus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mimus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “mimus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • mimus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • mimus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mimus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin