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Grecism

[ gree-siz-uhm ]
/ ˈgri sɪz əm /
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noun
the spirit of Greek thought, art, etc.
adoption or imitation of this.
an idiom or peculiarity of Greek.
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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
/ (ˈɡriːˌsɪzəm) /

noun
a variant spelling (esp US) of Graecism
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