WOW: XENIUM

 

WOW Word of the Week

WOW Word of the Week

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly challenge created by Heena Rathore P.  It is a fun way of improving your vocabulary!   If you wish to participate, simply create a post with your word and leave a link in a comment on one of her WOW post.

This post is in response to her weekly challenge.

 

Here’s my WOW for this week:

XENIUM

Word: Xenium

Pronunciationzee-ni-um

Part of Speech: Noun

Meaning:

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. Merriam-Webster 

Synonyms: None

Antonyms: None

Word Origin: Greek xenos guest, host, stranger

Use in Sentence:

1) The Magi visited  Baby Jesus bringing xenia of frankincense, mirrh, and gold.

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2) The princess most cherised xenium from her birthday was the white horse with the golden mane.

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white horse : Beautiful princess on a white horse with a golden mane in harness

 

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