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EtymologyEdit

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

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hylic (not comparable)

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

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NounEdit

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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