persona grata

adjective
per·so·na gra·ta | \ pər-ˈsō-nə-ˈgra-tə , -ˈgrä- \

Definition of persona grata 

: personally acceptable or welcome

First Known Use of persona grata

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for persona grata

New Latin, acceptable person

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