variants: or xeno-

Definition of xen-

1a : guest : foreigner xenophobia
b : that which is not the host xenograft
2a : strange : foreign xenolith
b : not being the host xenobiotic

History and Etymology for xen-

Late Latin, from Greek, from xenos stranger, guest, host

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“Xen-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xen-. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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