Definition of mechanico-corpuscular in English:

mechanico-corpuscular

adjective

historical
  • Designating a philosophy that views all phenomena, material and spiritual, as explicable by the movement of atoms according to mechanical laws.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), poet, critic, and philosopher.

Pronunciation

mechanico-corpuscular

/mɪˌkanɪkə(ʊ)kɔːˈpʌskjʊlə/