xenial

xenia

[zee-nee-uh, zeen-yuh]
noun Botany.
the influence or effect of pollen on a structure other than the embryo, as the seed or fruit.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Neo-Latin < Greek xenía hospitality. See xen(o)-, -ia

xenial, adjective
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xenia (ˈziːnɪə)
 
n
botany the influence of pollen upon the form of the fruit developing after pollination
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek: hospitality, from xenos guest]
 
'xenial
 
adj

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Xenia
city in Ohio, from Gk. xenia "hospitality," lit. "state of a guest," from xenos "guest," of unknown origin, perhaps cognate with L. hostis "stranger, enemy." Founded 1803 and named by vote of a town meeting, on suggestion of the Rev. Robert Armstrong to suggest freindliness and hospitality.
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