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prototypical (adj.)

"pertaining to a prototype, being or constituting a primary form," 1640s, from prototype + -ical. Alternative prototypal is from 1690s.

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Definitions of prototypical from WordNet

prototypical (adj.)
representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned;
Synonyms: archetypal / archetypical / prototypal / prototypic
From wordnet.princeton.edu