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Noun: meme  meem
  1. (biology) a cultural unit (an idea, value or pattern of behaviour) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation)
    "memes are the cultural counterpart of genes"
  2. An image, video or short text (esp. humorous) that is shared and spreads rapidly on the Internet

Derived forms: memes

Type of: acculturation, culture

Encyclopedia: Meme, Mingin