Typical
Typical Typ"ic*al, a. [L. typicus, Gr. ?, from ? type: cf. F. typique. See {Type}.] 1. Of the nature of a type; representing something by a form, model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative. [1913 Webster]

The Levitical priesthood was only typical of the Christian. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

2. (Nat. Hist.) Combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group; as, a typical genus. [1913 Webster] -- {Typ"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Typ"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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