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Modern Greek

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noun
  1. the Greek language since c1500. Abbreviation: ModGk
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Origin of Modern Greek

First recorded in 1740–50
Also called New Greek.
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British Dictionary definitions for modern greek

Modern Greek

noun
  1. the Greek language since about 1453 ad (the fall of Byzantium)Compare Demotic, Katharevusa
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