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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.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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