xe·​no·​phile ˈze-nə-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce xenophile (audio) ˈzē- How to pronounce xenophile (audio)
: one attracted to foreign things (such as styles or people)

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International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of xenophile was in 1948

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“Xenophile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xenophile. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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