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ANTITYPE

A person or thing typified or prefigured by a biblical person or object. Christ is the antitype of the Old Testament figures of Noah, Moses, David; the Blessed Virgin is the antitype of Eve. (Etym. Greek anti, corresponding to + typos, a mold, type.)

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