Origin of PhilharmonicFrench philharmonique, influenced, influence by Italian filharmonico ; from Classical Greek philos, loving + harmonia, harmony
- Devoted to or appreciative of music.
- Relating to a symphony orchestra.
Origin of philharmonicFrench philharmonique, from Italian filarmonico : Greek phil-, philo-, philo- + Greek harmonika, theory of music, from neuter pl. of harmonikos, musical; see harmonic.
From phil- (“beloved, loved") + harmonic