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Adjective: Hellenic  he'le-nik
  1. Relating to or characteristic of the classical Greek civilization
    "Greece was poised on its most triumphant period, the Hellenic age";
    - Hellenistic, Hellenistical
     
  2. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures
    "Hellenic mythology";
    - classical, classic, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman
     
  3. Of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language
    "Hellenic mythology";
    - Greek, Grecian
Noun: Hellenic  he'le-nik
  1. The Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    - Greek, Hellenic language

Derived forms: Hellenics

See also: classic, classical

Type of: Indo-European, Indo-European language, Indo-Hittite

Encyclopedia: Hellenic