Hel`le*nis"tic (?), Hel`le*nis"tic*al (?), a. [Cf. F. Hell'enistique.]

Pertaining to the Hellenists.

Hellenistic language, dialect, ∨ idiom, the Greek spoken or used by the Jews who lived in countries where the Greek language prevailed; the Jewish-Greek dialect or idiom of the Septuagint.


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