See also: Xenia, xenía, xénia, and Xénia

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 xenia on Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

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

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xenia

  1. plural of xenium

NounEdit

xenia (uncountable)

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

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xenia

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

ReferencesEdit

  • 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