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Meaning of GRECIAN

Pronunciation:  'greeshun

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks; "Greek mythology"; "a grecian robe"

GRECIAN is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: Greek, Hellenic



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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}.
  2. \Gre"cian\, n.
    1. A native or naturalized inhabitant of Greece; a Greek.
    2. A jew who spoke Greek; a Hellenist. --Acts vi. 1.
    Note: 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.