Greek Revival

noun

1
: a style of architecture in the first half of the 19th century marked by the use or imitation of Greek orders
2
: a style of decoration (as of furniture) using or imitating the decorative motifs of ancient Greece

Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Greek Revival was in 1918

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Cite this Entry

“Greek Revival.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Greek%20Revival. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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