hylic

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ῡ̔́λη ‎(hū́lē, matter) +‎ -ic ‎(of or pertaining to).

Adjective[edit]

hylic ‎(comparative more hylic, superlative most hylic)

  1. Having to do with or of the nature of matter or material.

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Noun[edit]

hylic ‎(plural hylics)

  1. (Gnosticism) The basest type of man in the gnostic theologian Valentinus' triadic grouping; a person focused on neither intellectual (psychic) nor spiritual (pneumatic) reality.

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