hospitium

hospitium
/ho spish"ee euhm/, n., pl. hospitia /ho spish"ee euh/.
a hospice.
[1640-50; < L: hospitable reception, entertainment, place of entertainment, equiv. to hospit- (s. of hospes) host, guest, stranger + -ium -IUM]

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