Manichean: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (man"i-kē'un), [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.
- manichean (Thesaurus)