Crossword clues for ectype
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ectype \Ec"type\, n. [Cf. F. ectype. See Ectypal.]
A copy, as in pottery, of an artist's original work. Hence:
A work sculptured in relief, as a cameo, or in bas-relief (in this sense used loosely).
A copy from an original; a type of something that has previously existed.
Some regarded him [Klopstock] as an ectype of the ancient prophets.
--Eng. Cyc. .
n. (context philosophy English) A copy; ''usually contrasted with the original, or archetype.''