antitypical


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an·ti·type

 (ăn′tĭ-tīp′)
n.
1. One that is foreshadowed by or identified with an earlier symbol or type, such as a figure in the New Testament who has a counterpart in the Old Testament.
2. An opposite or contrasting type.

[Medieval Latin antitypus, from Late Greek antitupos, copy, antitype, from Greek, corresponding, representing : anti-, equal to, like; see anti- + tupos, print, impression.]

an′ti·typ′i·cal (-tĭp′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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Adj.1.antitypical - of or relating to an antitype
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