Origin of typical
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It is the law of being, the one mode by which life is enabled to vary and escape the typic monotony of the species.Iconoclasts|James Huneker
British Dictionary definitions for typic
Word Origin for typical
Word Origin and History for typic
c.1600, "symbolic, emblematic," from Medieval Latin typicalis "symbolic," from Late Latin typicus "of or pertaining to a type," from Greek typikos, from typos "impression" (see type (n.)). Sense of "characteristic" is first recorded 1850. Related: Typically.