Definition of exotica in English:

exotica

Line breaks: exot|ica
Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzɒtɪkə
 
, ɛg-/

noun

  • Objects considered interesting because they are out of the ordinary, especially because they originated in a distant foreign country.
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    • Of course, from beneath the seductive exotica, dark underbellies of distant locales show through.
    • We are less interested in exotica than cases which entailed interdisciplinary management and raised challenging clinical, management, or ethical issues.
    • A collection of remixed tiki exotica really gets you straddling both sides of the fence.

Origin

late 19th century: from Latin, neuter plural of exoticus 'foreign' (see exotic).

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