1. of or relating to modern Greece, its inhabitants, or their language.

Origin of Romaic

1800–10; < Greek Rhōmaïkós Roman, equivalent to Rhōma(îos) Roman + -ikos -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. the modern Greek vernacular, esp Demotic
  1. of or relating to Greek, esp Demotic

Word Origin for Romaic

C19: from Greek Rhōmaikos Roman, with reference to the Eastern Roman Empire
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