grecize

verb, often capitalized
gre·​cize | \ ˈgrē-ˌsīz How to pronounce grecize (audio) \
grecized; grecizing

Definition of grecize

transitive verb

: to make Greek or Hellenistic in character

First Known Use of grecize

1692, in the meaning defined above

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“Grecize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grecize. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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