Definition of philanthrope in English:

philanthrope

Pronunciation /ˈfēlənˌTHrōp/ /ˈfilənˌθroʊp/

noun

archaic term for philanthropist
  • ‘She rejected an offer to assume her husband's seat in the Senate, preferring to direct the philanthropes towards the environment, children's education, women's affairs and healthcare.’

Origin

Mid 18th century from Greek philanthrōpos, from philein ‘to love’ + anthrōpos ‘human being’.