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ξένιος 1

I.belonging to a friend and guest, hospitable, Ζεὺς ξένιος as protector of the rights of hospitality, Il., Aesch.:— τράπεζα ξ. the guests' table, Od.; ξένιός τινι bound to him by ties of hospitality, Hdt.
2.ξείνια, attic ξένια, ων, τά, friendly gifts, meat and drink, given to the guest by his host, Hom.; ξένια παρέσχε δαῖτα as a friendly gift, Aesch.; βοῦν ξένια ἔπεμψεν Xen.; ἐπὶ ξένια καλεῖν to invite any one to eat with you, Hdt., etc.; metaph., θάνατος ξένιά σοι γενήσεται Eur.
II.foreign, Pind., attic

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