or od·yle

[ od-il, oh-dil ]
/ ˈɒd ɪl, ˈoʊ dɪl /


Origin of odyl

1840–50; od + -yl < Greek hȳ́lē matter; see -yl
Related formso·dyl·ic [oh-dil-ik] /oʊˈdɪl ɪk/, adjectiveod·yl·ism, nounod·yl·ist, noun
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Examples from the Web for odylic

  • Her magnetism had never before been so much out of harmony with every sort of odylic emanation in the universe as at this moment.

    The Faith Doctor|Edward Eggleston
  • The doctor has a number of cases, and held that crystal possesses an ‘odylic’ quality.

  • It is quite probable also that the odylic emanation of the terrestrial magnet has also a polar arrangement.

    The Faith Doctor|Edward Eggleston

British Dictionary definitions for odylic



/ (ˈɒdɪl) /


other words for od
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