hotel Dieu


ho·​tel Dieu
plural hotels Dieu
: a medieval hospital

Word History


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 19 Jun. 2024.

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