Romaic

[roh-mey-ik]
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noun

adjective

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
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Romaic

noun

the modern Greek vernacular, esp Demotic

adjective

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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