antitype


noun

  1. something that is foreshadowed by a type or symbol, as a New Testament event prefigured in the Old Testament.

noun

  1. a person or thing that is foreshadowed or represented by a type or symbol, esp a character or event in the New Testament prefigured in the Old Testament
  2. an opposite type
n.

also anti-type, 1610s, from Greek antitypos “corresponding in form,” literally “struck back, responding as an impression to a die,” from anti- (see anti-) + typos “a blow, mark” (see type (n.)).

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