noun (plural curios)
A rare, unusual, or intriguing object.
- The units make trays of different shapes, fruit baskets, stands, lamp shades, curios, mats, pen stands, wall hangings, screens, hair clips and even pappad sticks.
- To choose the aesthetic-looking vases and decorative curios like lamps, cushions, candles, table linen and curtains, Sita travels to remotest corners of the world.
- One boy has a tray displaying battered curios salvaged from the area - American name tags, medals, twisted knives and forks.
Mid 19th century: abbreviation of curiosity.
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