from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The style or spirit of Greek culture, art, or thought.
  • n. Something done in imitation of Greek style or spirit.
  • n. An idiom of the Greek language.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a word or idiom of the Greek language used in another language, especially for literary effect
  • n. the style, spirit or other characteristics of Greek arts and culture, or an imitation of that style etc

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An idiom of the Greek language; a Hellenism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An idiom of the Greek language. Also Græcism, and rarely Greekism.


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