Gre"cian" (?), a. [Cf. Greek.]

Of or pertaining to Greece; Greek.

Grecian bend, among women, an affected carriage of the body, the upper part being inclined forward. [Collog.] -- Grecian fire. See Greek fire, under Greek.

 

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Gre"cian, n.

1.

A native or naturalized inhabitant of Greece; a Greek.

2.

A jew who spoke Greek; a Hellenist.

Acts vi. 1.

⇒ The Greek word rendered Grecian in the Authorized Version of the New Testament is translated Grecian Jew in the Revised Version.

6.

One well versed in the Greek language, literature, or history.

De Quincey.

 

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