peculiar to

Definition of peculiar to

  1. :  of, relating to, or found in (only one person, thing, or place) a custom peculiar to America

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  characteristic of only one person, group, or thing :  distinctive

    :  different from the usual or normal:

    :  special, particular

  1. :  something exempt from ordinary jurisdiction

    :  a church or parish exempt from the jurisdiction of the ordinary in whose territory it lies

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