philosophe

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French philosophe

Noun[edit]

philosophe (plural philosophes)

  1. Any of the leading philosophers or intellectuals of the 18th-century French Enlightenment.
  2. (pejorative) An incompetent philosopher; a philosophaster.

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

philosophe m, f (plural philosophes)

  1. philosopher

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

philosophe

Inflection[edit]

  1. vocative singular of philosophus

Adjective[edit]

philosophe

  1. masculine vocative singular of philosophus

Adverb[edit]

philosophē (comparable philosophius, superlative philosophissimē)

  1. philosophically

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

philosophe m (plural philosophes)

  1. philosopher
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 29:
      ung moult preudomme clerc et philosophe trés saige
      a noble, wise clergyman and philosopher

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