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odyl

[od-il, oh-dil] /ˈɒd ɪl, ˈoʊ dɪl/
noun
1.
od.
Also, odyle.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; od + -yl < Greek hȳ́lē matter; see -yl
Related forms
odylic
[oh-dil-ik] /oʊˈdɪl ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
odylism, noun
odylist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for odyl

od

/ɒd; əʊd/
noun
1.
(archaic) a hypothetical force formerly thought to be responsible for many natural phenomena, such as magnetism, light, and hypnotism
Derived Forms
odic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: coined arbitrarily by Baron Karl von Reichenbach (1788–1869), German scientist

odyl

/ˈɒdɪl/
noun
1.
other words for od
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