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hospice

hos·pice

hospice

pronunciation:
ha spihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place of shelter or lodging for travelers, orphans, the poor, or the like, often administered by a religious order.
similar words:
home
definition 2: a place or program that provides care and support for patients who are dying.
Word Parts
The word hospice contains the following part:
hosp, host1 Latin root that means host, guest