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natural philosophy

Origin of natural philosophy
late Middle English
1425-75; late Middle English
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natural philosopher, noun Unabridged
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natural philosophy

(now only used in Scottish universities) physical science, esp physics
Derived Forms
natural philosopher, noun
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