Grecians



[gree-shuh n] /ˈgri ʃən/

adjective
1.
(especially with reference to ancient Greece).
noun
2.
a .
3.
an expert in the language or literature.
/ˈɡriːʃən/
adjective
1.
(esp of beauty or architecture) conforming to Greek ideals, esp in being classically simple
noun
2.
a scholar of or expert in the Greek language or literature
adjective, noun
3.
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.

Hellenists, Greek-Jews; Jews born in a foreign country, and thus did not speak Hebrew (Acts 6:1; 9:29), nor join in the Hebrew services of the Jews in Palestine, but had synagogues of their own in Jerusalem. Joel 3:6 =Greeks.

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