Usage Late Greek
Scripts Ἱεροξένος + Ἱερόξενος
Other Forms FormsHieroxenus (latinized form)
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Contributor Contrib.Lucille on 7/5/2019
Derived from the Greek adjective ἱερός (hieros) meaning "sacred" combined with the Greek adjective ξένος (xenos) meaning "foreign, strange".This name is not to be confused with the related name Heroxenos, which is very similar in appearance but has a different meaning.