Grecism


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Gre·cism

 (grē′sĭz′əm)
n.
1. The style or spirit of Greek culture, art, or thought.
2. The imitation of aspects of Greek culture, art, or thought.
3. An idiom of the Greek language.

Grecism

(ˈɡriːˌsɪzəm)
n
(Art Terms) a variant spelling (esp US) of Graecism

Gre•cism

(ˈgri sɪz əm)

n.
1. the spirit of Greek thought, art, etc.
2. an idiom or peculiarity of Greek.
[1560–70; < Medieval Latin]

Grecism, Graecism

1. the spirit of Greek thought, art, etc., and the adoption or imitation of this spirit.
2. anything typical of Greek language, art, thought, etc.
See also: Greece and Greeks
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Elsewhere, Plautus is instanced among ill-advised users of Grecisms in Latin.