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Banana vs. Philosophy

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Banananoun

An elongated curved tropical fruit that grows in bunches and has a creamy flesh and a smooth skin.

Philosophynoun

The love of wisdom.

Banananoun

Especially, the sweet, yellow fruit of the Cavendish banana cultivar.

Philosophynoun

(uncountable) An academic discipline that seeks truth through reasoning rather than empiricism.

‘Philosophy is often divided into five major branches: logic, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and aesthetics.’;

Banananoun

The tropical tree-like plant which bears clusters of bananas. The plant, usually of the genus Musa but sometimes also including plants from Ensete, has large, elongated leaves and is related to the plantain.

Philosophynoun

(countable) A comprehensive system of belief.

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Banananoun

(uncountable) A yellow colour, like that of a banana's skin.

Philosophynoun

(countable) A view or outlook regarding fundamental principles underlying some domain.

‘a philosophy of government;’; ‘a philosophy of education’;

Banananoun

A person of Asian descent, especially a Chinese American, who has assimilated into Western culture or married a Caucasian (from the "yellow" outside and "white" inside). Compare assimilated Hispanic or Black or Black person who is "black outside" and "white inside".

Philosophynoun

(countable) A general principle (usually moral).

Banananoun

(nuclear physics) A banana equivalent dose.

Philosophynoun

(archaic) A broader branch of (non-applied) science.

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Banananoun

(colloquial) A catamorphism (from the use of banana brackets in the notation).

Philosophynoun

A calm and thoughtful demeanor; calmness of temper.

Bananaadjective

Curved like a banana, especially of a ball in flight.

Philosophynoun

synonym of small pica|nodot=1.

Banananoun

A perennial herbaceous plant of almost treelike size (Musa sapientum); also, its edible fruit. See Musa.

Philosophyverb

To philosophize.

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Banananoun

any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits

Philosophynoun

Literally, the love of, inducing the search after, wisdom; in actual usage, the knowledge of phenomena as explained by, and resolved into, causes and reasons, powers and laws.

Banananoun

elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh

Philosophynoun

A particular philosophical system or theory; the hypothesis by which particular phenomena are explained.

‘[Books] of Aristotle and his philosophie.’; ‘We shall in vain interpret their words by the notions of our philosophy and the doctrines in our school.’;

Banana

A banana is an elongated, edible fruit – botanically a berry – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called , distinguishing them from dessert bananas.

‘plantains’;

Philosophynoun

Practical wisdom; calmness of temper and judgment; equanimity; fortitude; stoicism; as, to meet misfortune with philosophy.

‘Then had he spent all his philosophy.’;

Philosophynoun

Reasoning; argumentation.

‘Of good and evil much they argued then, . . . Vain wisdom all, and false philosophy.’;

Philosophynoun

The course of sciences read in the schools.

Philosophynoun

A treatise on philosophy.

Philosophynoun

a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

Philosophynoun

the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

Philosophynoun

any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation;

‘self-indulgence was his only philosophy’; ‘my father's philosophy of child-rearing was to let mother do it’;

Philosophynoun

the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when considered as an academic discipline.

Philosophynoun

a particular system of philosophical thought

‘the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle’;

Philosophynoun

the study of the theoretical basis of a particular branch of knowledge or experience

‘the philosophy of science’;

Philosophynoun

a theory or attitude that acts as a guiding principle for behaviour

‘don't expect anything and you won't be disappointed, that's my philosophy’;

Philosophy

Philosophy (from Greek: φιλοσοφία, philosophia, 'love of wisdom') is the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence, reason, knowledge, values, mind, and language. Such questions are often posed as problems to be studied or resolved.

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