philhellene

adjective
phil·hel·lene | \ (ˌ)fil-ˈhe-ˌlēn \
variants: or philhellenic \ˌfil-hə-ˈle-nik \

Definition of philhellene 

: admiring Greece or the Greeks

Other words from philhellene

philhellene noun
philhellenism \(ˌ)fil-ˈhe-lə-ˌni-zəm \ noun
philhellenist \(ˌ)fil-ˈhe-lə-nist \ noun

First Known Use of philhellene

circa 1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for philhellene

Greek philellēn, from phil- + Hellēn Hellene

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