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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 phi·los·o·pher /fəˈlɑs(ə)fɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Phi·los·o·pher n.
 1. One who philosophizes; one versed in, or devoted to, philosophy.
    Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoics, encountered him.   --Acts xvii. 18.
 2. One who reduces the principles of philosophy to practice in the conduct of life; one who lives according to the rules of practical wisdom; one who meets or regards all vicissitudes with calmness.
 3. An alchemist. [Obs.]
 Philosopher's stone, an imaginary stone which the alchemists formerly sought as the instrument of converting the baser metals into gold.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a specialist in philosophy
      2: a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a
         life of reason with equanimity