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  • n. A theory which regards matter as the original principle of evil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A theory which regards matter as the original principle of evil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In metaphysics: Materialism; specifically, the doctrines of the early Ionic philosophers.
  • n. The theory which regards matter as the principle of evil. Also hylicism.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek ὕλη (hulē) (Wiktionary)

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