odyl

odyl

[od-il, oh-dil]
noun
Also, odyle.


Origin:
1840–50; od + -yl < Greek hȳ́lē matter; see -yl

odylic [oh-dil-ik] , adjective
odylism, noun
odylist, noun
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od, odyl or odyle (ɒd, əʊd, ˈɒdɪl)
 
n
archaic a hypothetical force formerly thought to be responsible for many natural phenomena, such as magnetism, light, and hypnotism
 
[C19: coined arbitrarily by Baron Karl von Reichenbach (1788--1869), German scientist]
 
odyl, odyl or odyle
 
n
 
[C19: coined arbitrarily by Baron Karl von Reichenbach (1788--1869), German scientist]
 
odyle, odyl or odyle
 
n
 
[C19: coined arbitrarily by Baron Karl von Reichenbach (1788--1869), German scientist]
 
'odic, odyl or odyle
 
adj

odyl or odyle (ˈɒdɪl)
 
n
other words for od
 
odyle or odyle
 
n

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