xenium

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

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.

Related terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξένιον (xénion)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

xenium n (genitive xeniī); second declension

  1. a present, gift, especially one for a host or vice-versa.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

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

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]