Romaic

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

Definition of Romaic

: the modern Greek vernacular

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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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Romagna

Romagnese

Romagnole

Romaic

romaika

romaine

Romains

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