Xeno meaning

zenō, zenə; zēnō, zēnə
Stranger; foreigner.

Xenophobia.

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Strange; foreign; different.

Xenolith.

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Stranger, foreigner.

Xenophobia.

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Strange, foreign.

Xenolith.

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Having to do with foreigners, as in xenophilia, or more commonly, xenophobia.
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From a foreign place, as in xenolith.
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Xeno is defined as foreign.

An example of xeno used as a prefix is in the word xenophobia, which means a fear of individuals from a foreign country.

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Origin of xeno

  • < Gr xenos, foreign, stranger

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • New Latin from Greek from xenos stranger ghos-ti- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • from Ancient Greek ξένος (xénos, “foreign, of a stranger")

    From Wiktionary