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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Amphytriōne, from the Ancient Greek name Ἀμφιτρύων (Amphitrúōn), a Theban general in Greek mythology. Compare French amphitryon and Spanish anfitrión.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: an‧fi‧tri‧ão

NounEdit

anfitrião m (plural anfitriões or anfitriãos, feminine anfitriã, feminine plural anfitriãs, feminine anfitrioa, feminine plural anfitrioas)

  1. host (one who receives or entertains a guest)
    Ele agradeceu o anfitrião pela festa muito agradável.
    He thanked the host for the very enjoyable party.
  2. (computing, Internet) host (server in a network)

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