Definitions for ectypal-tə pəl, -taɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ec•typeˈɛk taɪp(n.)

  1. a reproduction; copy

    Ref: (opposed to prototype ).

Origin of ectype:

1640–50; appar. < Gk éktypos modeled in relief; see ec -, -type

ec′ty•pal-tə pəl, -taɪ-(adj.)


  1. ectypal(Adjective)

    Copied, as contrasted with an archetypal original. Has a specialised sense when used by the philosopher George Berkeley.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ectypal(adj)

    copied, reproduced as a molding or cast, in contradistinction from the original model


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