xenium

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

xenium (plural xenia)

  1. A gift or offering.
    • 1872, Mackenzie Edward C. Walcott, Traditions and customs of cathedrals (page 136)
      At Rochester the Bishop received a xenium or pension on St. Andrew's Day from the convent.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξένιον (ksénion)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

xenium n (genitive xeniī); second declension

  1. a present, especially one for a guest

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative xenium xenia
genitive xeniī xeniōrum
dative xeniō xeniīs
accusative xenium xenia
ablative xeniō xeniīs
vocative xenium xenia

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