Romaic

noun
Ro·​ma·​ic | \ rō-ˈmā-ik How to pronounce Romaic (audio) \

Definition of Romaic

: the modern Greek vernacular

Other Words from Romaic

Romaic adjective

First Known Use of Romaic

1723, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Romaic

Modern Greek Rhōmaiikos, from Greek Rhōmaïkos Roman, from Rhōmē Rome

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“Romaic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Romaic. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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