persona grata

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

Definition of persona grata

  1. :  personally acceptable or welcome

Origin and Etymology of persona grata

New Latin, acceptable person

First Known Use: 1882

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