Mani

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Ma·ni

 (mä′nē) also Ma·nes (mā′nēz) ad 216?-276?
Persian prophet and founder of Manichaeism. His religious movement, a rival to early Christianity, professed that the world is a fusion of the equal but opposite forces of good and evil.
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Mani

(ˈmɑːnɪ)
n
(Biography) ?216–?276 ad, Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism. Also: Manes or Manichaeus
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