hotel Dieu

ho·​tel Dieu | \ lˈdyə(r), -yə̄ \
plural hotels Dieu\ -​l(z)ˈd-​ \

Definition of hotel Dieu

: a medieval hospital

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History and Etymology for hotel Dieu

French hôtel-Dieu, from Old French ostel Dieu, from ostel, hostel hostel, hospice + Dieu God, from Latin deus

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“Hotel Dieu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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