Definition of Manichee in English:


Line breaks: Mani|chee
Pronunciation: /ˌmanɪˈkiː

noun& adjective

Archaic term for Manichaean.
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  • The Neoplatonists cordially hated theosophy, and its Manichee form more than all.
  • Accordingly, I made my investigation without anxiety, certain that what the Manichees said was untrue.
  • Touchingly, it is the name that Augustine, while still a Manichee, chose for his son.


Middle English: from late Latin Manichaei, plural of Manichaeus (see Manichaeism).

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