Meaning of Hellenic
Pronunciation: (he-len'ik, -lē'nik), [key]
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the ancient Greeks or their language, culture, thought, etc., esp. before the time of Alexander the Great. Cf. Hellenistic (def. 3).
- Also calleda branch of the Indo-European family of languages, comprising a variety of ancient, medieval, and modern dialects and languages, all of them called Greek.
- hellenic (Thesaurus)