Meaning of philosophe

phil•o•sophe

Pronunciation: (fil'u-sof", fil"u-zof' Fr. fē-lô-zôf'), [key]
— pl. -sophes
  1. any of the popular French intellectuals or social philosophers of the 18th century, as Diderot, Rousseau, or Voltaire.
  2. a philosophaster.
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