xenodochium (zen-<<schwa>>-d<<schwa>>-kI-<<schwa>>m or -dok-ee-<<schwa>>m), n.[fr. Greek xenos “a guest” + dochein “to receive”] Roman law. 1. An inn. 2. A hospital. • This was a charitable institution to which donations and legacies might validly be given. — Also termed xenodochion; xenodocheum; xenodochy.
[Blacks Law 8th]