exotica

[ig-zot-i-kuh]

Origin of exotica

1875–80; < Latin, neuter plural of exōticus exotic
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Contemporary Examples of exotica

  • We may need the illusion of nature more than the Victorians needed the exotica of it.

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    Cool, Dead, and Stuffed

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    March 11, 2010


British Dictionary definitions for exotica

exotica

pl n
  1. exotic objects, esp when forming a collection

Word Origin for exotica

C19: Latin, neuter plural of exōticus; see exotic
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