Definition of philosophate in English:

philosophate

verb

rare
  • no object To reason as a philosopher; to philosophize.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Florio (1553–1625), author and teacher of languages. From classical Latin philosophāt-, past participial stem of philosophārī to philosophize from philosophus. Compare Middle French, French philosopher, Portuguese filosofar, Italian filosofare, Spanish filosofar.

Pronunciation

philosophate

/fɪˈlɒsəfeɪt/