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A room (or separate guesthouse) in a monastery for the temporary accommodation of guests or pilgrims.
Origin: From from ξενοδοχεῖον from ξένος + δέχομαι
a house for the reception of strangers
in the Middle Ages, a room in a monastery for the reception and entertainment of strangers and pilgrims, and for the relief of paupers. [Called also Xenodocheion.]
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