Origin of xenia
- New Latin from Greek xeniā hospitality from xenos guest, stranger xeno–
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From the assumed name of a fifth century saint venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church, Latin Xenia, from Ancient Greek Î¾ÎµÎ½Î¯Î± (ksenia, “hospitable").
- New Latin, from Ancient Greek Î¾ÎµÎ½Î¯Î± (xenia, “hospitality")