hôte

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See also: hote and hoste

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French hoste, from Old French oste, from Latin hospitem, accusative singular of hospes, from Proto-Italic *hostipotis, an old compound of hostis and the root of potis, possibly corresponding to a Proto-Indo-European root *gʰost(i)potis, a compound of *gʰóstis and *pótis. See also Old French ost.

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hôte m (plural hôtes)

  1. A host
  2. guest
  3. being which carries a parasite

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