Grecism

[ gree-siz-uhm ]

noun
  1. the spirit of Greek thought, art, etc.

  2. adoption or imitation of this.

  1. an idiom or peculiarity of Greek.

Origin of Grecism

1
1560–70; <Medieval Latin Graecismus, equivalent to Latin Graec(us) Greek + -ismus-ism
  • Also especially British, Grae·cism .

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British Dictionary definitions for Grecism

Grecism

/ (ˈɡriːˌsɪzəm) /


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

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