xenia

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xe·nia

noun \ˈzē-nē-ə, -nyə\

Definition of XENIA

:  the effect of genes introduced by pollen especially on endosperm and embryo development

Origin of XENIA

New Latin, from Greek, hospitality, from xenos host
First Known Use: 1899

Xe·nia

geographical name \ˈzē-nyə, -nē-ə\

Definition of XENIA

city SW cen Ohio pop 24,164

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