antitype

a

I. noun

1. a person or thing that represents the opposite of someone or something else

the antitype of female virtue.
2. something that is represented by a symbol.
II. derivatives

antitypical
adjective


– origin early 17th cent.: from late Latin antitypus, from Greek antitupos ‘corresponding as an impression to the die’, from anti ‘against, opposite’ + tupos ‘type, a stamp’.

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