xenium

noun
xe·​ni·​um | \ˈzēnēəm\
plural xenia\ -​nēə \

Definition of xenium 

1 : a present given among the ancient Greeks and Romans to a guest or stranger and especially to a foreign ambassador

2 xenia plural : gifts sometimes given compulsorily to medieval rulers and churches

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History and Etymology for xenium

Latin, from Greek xenion, from neuter of xenios of hospitality, xenial

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