esoterica

[es-uh-ter-i-kuh]

plural noun

things understood by or meant for a select few; recondite matters or items.

Origin of esoterica

1925–30; < New Latin, noun use of neuter plural of Greek esōterikós esoteric
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Word Origin and History for esoterica
n.

by 1807, Modern Latin, from plural of Greek esoterikos "pertaining to those within" (see esoteric).

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