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  • n. A philosopher who deals chiefly with matter; one who adopts or teaches hylism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A philosopher who treats chiefly of matter; one who adopts or teaches hylism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A materialist; specifically, one of the early Ionic philosophers.

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