Typ"ic*al (?), a. [L. typicus, Gr. , from type: cf. F. typique. See Type.]


Of the nature of a type; representing something by a form, model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative.

The Levitical priesthood was only typical of the Christian. Atterbury.

2. Nat. Hist.

Combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group; as, a typical genus.

-- Typ"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Typ"ic*al*ness, n.


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