GUEST (a word common to Teutonic languages; cf. Ger. Gast, and Swed. gist; cognate with Lat. hostis, originally a stranger, hence enemy; cf. "host"), one who receives hospitality in the house of another, his "host"; hence applied to a parasite.
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