erotica

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noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction erot·i·ca \i-ˈrä-ti-kə\

Definition of erotica

  1. 1 :  literary or artistic works having an erotic theme or quality

  2. 2 :  depictions of things erotic

Origin and Etymology of erotica

New Latin, from Greek erōtika, neuter plural of erōtikos


EROTICA Defined for English Language Learners

erotica

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Definition of erotica for English Language Learners

  • : works of art or literature that deal with sex and are meant to cause sexual feelings : erotic works


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erotica

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction erot·i·ca \i-ˈrät-i-kə\

Medical Definition of erotica

  1. :  literary or artistic works having an erotic theme or quality


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