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exotica

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noun plural ex·ot·i·ca \ig-ˈzä-ti-kə\

Definition of exotica

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



Origin and Etymology of exotica

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of exoticus


First Known Use: 1828

Rhymes with exotica


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