philanthropist

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Etymology[edit]

From phil- +‎ -anthrop- +‎ -ist.

Greek; loving + man: French philanthrope.

Noun[edit]

philanthropist (plural philanthropists)

  1. A person who loves mankind (the human race) in general.
  2. A very generous person or institution.

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