Hellenist

noun Hel·le·nist \ ˈhe-lə-nist \

Definition of Hellenist

1 : a person living in Hellenistic times who was Greek in language, outlook, and way of life but was not Greek in ancestry; especially : a hellenized Jew
2 : a specialist in the language or culture of ancient Greece

First Known Use of hellenist

1614

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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