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- adj. constituting or representing an original type of something that others are modelled on, or derived from
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as prototypal.
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
prototype + -ical (Wiktionary)