xeno-

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See also: xeno, xenó, and xéno-

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From Ancient Greek ξένος (xénos, alien).

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xeno-

  1. Used to form taxonomic names and epithets indicating strangeness

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξένος (xénos, alien).

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xeno-

  1. Having to do with foreigners.
  2. Relating to strangers or strangeness.
  3. From a foreign place.
  4. (biology, medicine, transplantation) From a donor of another species.
    porcine xenograft
    Coordinate terms: allo-, auto-, self-
  5. Of extraterrestrial origin.
    xeno- + ‎archaeology → ‎xenoarchaeology

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Italian[edit]

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xeno-

  1. xeno- (all senses)

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Latin[edit]

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xeno-

  1. xeno-

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξένος (xénos, foreign, of a stranger).

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xeno-

  1. xeno-

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