topotype

noun
topo·​type | \ ˈtäpəˌtīp, ˈtōp- \

Definition of topotype

: a specimen of a species collected at the locality at which the original type was obtained

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Other Words from topotype

topotypic \ ¦⸗⸗¦tipik \ adjective
topotypical \ -​pə̇kəl \ adjective

History and Etymology for topotype

top- + type

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“Topotype.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/topotype. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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