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Grecism

[gree-siz-uh m]
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noun
  1. the spirit of Greek thought, art, etc.
  2. adoption or imitation of this.
  3. an idiom or peculiarity of Greek.
Also especially British, Grae·cism.

Origin of Grecism

1560–70; < Medieval Latin Graecismus, equivalent to Latin Graec(us) Greek + -ismus -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for grecism

Grecism

noun
  1. a variant spelling (esp US) of Graecism
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