from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A universal life force hypothesized by Wilhelm Reich, supposed to emanate from all organic material that purportedly can be captured with a boothlike device and used to restore psychological well-being.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. in the theories of Wilhelm Reich, a supposed excess sexual energy distributed throughout the universe and available for collection, storage, and further use
Probably org(anism) + -one.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Coined by Wilhelm Reich, probably a portmanteau of orgasm + hormone. (Wiktionary)