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[tahy-puh l]
  1. of, relating to, or constituting a type.
  2. serving as a type; representative; typical.
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Origin of typal

First recorded in 1850–55; type + -al1
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Examples from the Web for typal

Historical Examples

  • A pyknon is a kosmic principle and represents the typal aspect of kosmogenesis.

    The Mystery of Space

    Robert T. Browne

  • The ground-plan is a typal one here, and prevails more or less in all the early churches from Catalua to Galicia.

British Dictionary definitions for typal


  1. a rare word for typical
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