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Grecian

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adjective Gre·cian \ˈgrē-shən\

Simple Definition of Grecian

  • : of or relating to ancient Greece

Full Definition of Grecian

  1. :  greek 1

Grecian noun
gre·cian·ize play \-shə-ˌnīz\ transitive verb often capitalized

Origin of grecian

Middle English greciane, ultimately from Latin Graecia Greece


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with grecian


GRECIAN Defined for Kids

Grecian

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adjective Gre·cian \ˈgrē-shən\

Definition of Grecian

  1. :  2greek




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