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exotica

[ ig-zot-i-kuh ]
/ ɪgˈzɒt ɪ kə /
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plural noun
exotic things or objects.
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Origin of exotica

1875–80; <Latin, neuter plural of exōticusexotic
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British Dictionary definitions for exotica

exotica
/ (ɪɡˈzɒtɪkə) /

pl n
exotic objects, esp when forming a collection

Word Origin for exotica

C19: Latin, neuter plural of exōticus; see exotic
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