HOS'PITABLE, adjective [Latin hospitalis, from hospes, a guest.]
1. Receiving and entertaining strangers, with kindness and without reward; kind to strangers and guests; disposed to treat guests with generous kindness; as a hospitable man.
2. Proceeding from or indicating kindness to guests; manifesting generosity; as a hospitable table; hospitable rites.
3. Inviting to strangers; offering kind reception; indicating hospitality.
To where yon taper cheers the vale,
With hospitable ray.