xenium

Xenium

Xe"ni*um\, n.; pl. Xenia. [L., from Gr. xe`nion gift to a guest, fr. xe`nos guest.] (Class. Antiq.) A present given to a guest or stranger, or to a foreign ambassador.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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