proxenus

noun prox·e·nus \ˈpräksənəs\
variants: less commonly

proxenos

\-ksəˌnäs\

Definition of proxenus

plural

proxeni

\-ksəˌnī\ also

proxenoi

\-ksəˌnoi\
  1. :  a citizen of a city state in ancient Greece appointed by another state to have charge of its interests and the welfare of its citizens while in his state

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Origin and Etymology of proxenus

New Latin, from Greek proxenos, from pro before, for + xenos stranger, guest — more at for


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