Pronunciation: (man"i-kē'un), [key]
Also,Man•i•cheePronunciation: (man'i-kē"). [key]an adherent of the dualistic religious system of Manes, a combination of Gnostic Christianity, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, and various other elements, with a basic doctrine of a conflict between light and dark, matter being regarded as dark and evil.
of or pertaining to the Manicheans or their doctrines. Also,Man"i•chae'an.
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