Grecism

noun

Gre·​cism ˈgrē-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce Grecism (audio)
1
: a Greek idiom
2
: a quality or style imitative of Greek art or culture

Word History

First Known Use

1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Grecism was in 1570

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Cite this Entry

“Grecism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grecism. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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