hellenize

verb, often capitalized hel·le·nize \ ˈhe-lə-ˌnīz \

Definition of hellenize

hellenized; hellenizing
: to become Greek or Hellenistic
: to make Greek or Hellenistic in form or culture

hellenization

play \ˌhe-lə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun, often capitalized

First Known Use of hellenize

1614

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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