xenophile

noun
xe·​no·​phile | \ˈze-nə-ˌfī(-ə)l, ˈzē- \

Definition of xenophile 

: one attracted to foreign things (such as styles or people)

First Known Use of xenophile

1948, in the meaning defined above

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