from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of ancient Attica, Athens, or the Athenians.
- adj. Characterized by purity, simplicity, and elegant wit: Attic prose.
- n. The ancient Greek dialect of Attica, in which the bulk of classical Greek literature is written.
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- adj. Relating to Athenian culture or architecture.
- proper n. An ancient Greek dialect spoken in Attica, Euboea, and the northern coastal regions of the Aegean Sea.
Latin Atticus, from Greek Attikos, from Attikē, Attica.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek Ἀττικός (Attikos, "related to Athens"). (Wiktionary)