Definition of perioecic in English:

perioecic

(also perioikic)

adjective

Ancient Greek History
  • Outlying, peripheral; specifically of or relating to a perioecus.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Grote (1794–1871), historian and politician. From perioecus + -ic.

Pronunciation

perioecic

/ˌpɛrɪˈiːsɪk/