Ionic

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ιωνικός (ionikos, related to Ionians).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Ionic (not comparable)

  1. of or relating to Ionians
  2. (architecture) of an order of classical Greek architecture whose distinguishing feature is a capital with spiral volutes.
  3. (printing, dated) Of or relating to a kind of heavy-faced type.

Proper noun[edit]

Ionic

  1. A sub-dialect of the Attic-Ionic dialectal group of Ancient Greek consisting of Old Ionic and New Ionic.

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