Etymology
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philanthropic (adj.)

"of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by or originating in love for humankind," 1785, from French philanthropique (18c.), from Greek philanthrōpikos (adj.), from philanthrōpia "humanity, benevolence, kindliness" (see philanthropy). An earlier word in the same sense was philanthropian (1610s). Related: Philanthropical; philanthropically (1787).

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Definitions of philanthropic

philanthropic (adj.)
generous in assistance to the poor;
philanthropic contributions
philanthropic (adj.)
of or relating to or characterized by philanthropy;
a philanthropic society
From wordnet.princeton.edu