Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Hospitable, especially to visiting strangers or foreigners.
  • adj. Of the relation between a host and guest; friendly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to hospitality, or to the rights, privileges, standing, or treatment of a guest, or to the relations between a guest and his host; specifically, noting such relations, etc., in Greek antiquity.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek ξενία (ksenia, "guest-friend, stranger"). (Wiktionary)

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