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hospitable (adj.)

"kind and cordial to strangers or guests," 1560s, from French hospitable, which is formed as if from a Medieval Latin hospitabilis, from the stem of Latin hospitari "be a guest," from hospes (genitive hospitis) "guest" (see host (n.1)). The Latin adjective was hospitalis, but this became a noun in Old French and entered English as hospital. Related: Hospitably.

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Definitions of hospitable from WordNet

hospitable (adj.)
favorable to life and growth;
a hospitable environment
soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth
hospitable (adj.)
disposed to treat guests and strangers with cordiality and generosity;
a good-natured and hospitable man
a hospitable act
hospitable invitations
hospitable (adj.)
having an open mind;
hospitable to new ideas
From wordnet.princeton.edu