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syntype

[sin-tahyp] /ˈsɪnˌtaɪp/
noun, Biology.
1.
a type specimen other than the holotype used in the description of a species.
Origin of syntype
1905-1910
1905-10; syn- + type
Related forms
syntypic
[sin-tip-ik] /sɪnˈtɪp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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