noun plural ex·ot·i·ca \ig-ˈzä-ti-kə\

Definition of EXOTICA

:  things excitingly different or unusual; especially :  literary or artistic items having an exotic theme or nature

Origin of EXOTICA

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of exoticus
First Known Use: 1828

Rhymes with EXOTICA


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March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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