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Manichaeism

Man·i·chae·ism [or] Man·i·che·ism

Manichaeism [or] Manicheism

 
pronunciation:
mae nih ki ih zm
part of speech: noun
definition: a dualistic religious system originating in the third century A.D., which attempts to unite elements from Gnostic Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, and other sources, and which is considered by the Roman Catholic Church to be heretical.
derivation: Manichaeanism (n.)