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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A believer in Manichaeism.
  • adj. Of or relating to Manichaeism; dualistic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a follower of Manichaeism
  • adj. of or relating to Manichaeism
  • adj. of or concerning a Manichaean

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A believer in the doctrines of Manes, a Persian of the third century A. D., who taught a dualism in which Light is regarded as the source of Good, and Darkness as the source of Evil.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Manichæans.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an adherent of Manichaeism
  • adj. of or relating to Manichaeism
  • adj. of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of dualism

Etymologies

From Middle English Maniche, from Late Latin Manichaeus, from Late Greek Manikhaios, from Manikhaios, Manes, the founder of the philosophy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Manichaeus +‎ -an. (Wiktionary)

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