xenia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek ξενία ‎(xenía, hospitality)

Noun[edit]

xenia ‎(uncountable)

  1. (classical studies) The concept of hospitality to strangers.
  2. (botany) The effect that genes from pollen have on the endosperm.
  3. plural of xenium

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

xenia

  1. nominative plural of xenium
  2. accusative plural of xenium
  3. vocative plural of xenium

References[edit]

  • xenia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • xenia in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • xenia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin