erotica

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction erot·i·ca \ i-ˈrä-ti-kə \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of erotica

1 : literary or artistic works having an erotic theme or quality
2 : depictions of things erotic

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Origin and Etymology of erotica

New Latin, from Greek erōtika, neuter plural of erōtikos


EROTICA Defined for English Language Learners

erotica

noun

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

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

medical Definition of erotica

: literary or artistic works having an erotic theme or quality

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