The definition of a philosopher is a person who is an expert in philosophy (the study of the nature of knowledge and reality).(noun)
Socrates, Plato and Aristotle are examples of philosophers.
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Origin: ME philosophre < OFr philosophe < L philosophus < Gr philosophos < philos, loving + sophos, wise
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Origin: Middle English philosophre
Origin: , from alteration of Old French philosophe
Origin: , from Latin philosophus
Origin: , from Greek philosophos, lover of wisdom, philosopher
Origin: : philo-, philo-
Origin: + sophiā, knowledge, learning.
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