Pronunciation: (man"i-kē'un),[key] —n. Also,Man•i•cheePronunciation: (man'i-kē").[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.
—adj. of or pertaining to the Manicheans or their doctrines. Also,Man"i•chae'an.