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  • adj. In the way of an archetype, in the way of an idealized model or most representative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to an archetype; archetypal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as archetypal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned

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