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Philippians a book of the New Testament, consisting of a letter written by the apostle Paul to the Christians of Philippi.
Philippic any of the orations delivered by the Athenian statesman Demosthenes against Philip II of Macedon in the fourth century B.C. [2 definitions]
Philippine of or pertaining to the Philippines, their people, culture, languages, or the like.
Philippine mahogany any of various Philippine and southeast Asian trees that yield a reddish wood resembling mahogany. [2 definitions]
Philippines a Pacific island country across the South China Sea from Vietnam; Philippine Islands; Republic of the Philippines.
Philistia an ancient country that flourished in southwestern Palestine in biblical times.
Philistine a member of a non-Semitic people of Philistia who repeatedly warred with the ancient Hebrews. [4 definitions]
philo- loving; liking.
philodendron any of a variety of tropical American climbing plants, often grown as decorative houseplants.
philogyny love of or fondness for women.
philology the study of the historical development of the sounds, words, and other grammatical structures of a language or language group.
philomath a person who loves to acquire knowledge.
philoprogenitive characterized by or relating to love of one's offspring. [2 definitions]
philoprogenitiveness love of one's offspring.
philosophe any of the leading philosophical, political, and social writers of the eighteenth-century French Enlightenment.
philosopher one who studies the nature and principles of knowledge, truth, existence, and moral and aesthetic values. [3 definitions]
philosophers' stone an imaginary substance for which alchemists searched, believing it was capable of conferring wisdom, prolonging life, and transmuting any base metal, such as lead, into gold or silver.
philosophic calm and rational in difficult or distressing situations; stoic.
philosophical of, based on, or pertaining to philosophy or philosophers. [2 definitions]
philosophize to reason in the way of a philosopher. [2 definitions]
philosophy the study of the nature and principles of knowledge, truth, existence, and moral and aesthetic values. [3 definitions]