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Grecian

[ gree-shuhn ]
/ ˈgri ʃən /
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adjective
Greek (especially with reference to ancient Greece).
noun
a Greek.
an expert in the Greek language or Greek literature.
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Origin of Grecian

1540–50; <Latin Graeci(a) Greece + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Grecian

pro-Grecian, adjectivepseudo-Grecian, adjectivequasi-Grecian, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Grecian

Grecian
/ (ˈɡriːʃən) /

adjective
(esp of beauty or architecture) conforming to Greek ideals, esp in being classically simple
noun
a scholar of or expert in the Greek language or literature
adjective, noun
another word for Greek
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