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Hellenist

[hel-uh-nist] /ˈhɛl ə nɪst/
noun
1.
a person, especially in ancient times, adopting Greek speech, ideas, or customs.
2.
a person who admires or studies Greek civilization.
Origin of Hellenist
1605-1615
From the Greek word Hellēnistḗs, dating back to 1605-15. See Hellene, -ist
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Hellenist

/ˈhɛlɪnɪst/
noun
1.
Also called Hellenizer. (in the Hellenistic world) a non-Greek, esp a Jew, who adopted Greek culture
2.
a student of the Greek civilization or language
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