grecian


adjective

  1. Greek (especially with reference to ancient Greece).

noun

  1. a Greek.
  2. an expert in the Greek language or Greek literature.

adjective

  1. (esp of beauty or architecture) conforming to Greek ideals, esp in being classically simple

noun

  1. a scholar of or expert in the Greek language or literature

adjective, noun

  1. another word for Greek
adj.

c.1400, from Latin Graecia “Greece” (see Greek) + people ending -ian. The noun meaning “a Greek” is from early 15c.

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