Definition of erotica noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪˈrɒtɪkə//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈrɑːtɪkə//
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books, pictures, etc. that are intended to make somebody feel sexual desire Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Greek erōtika, neuter plural of erōtikos, from erōs, erōt- ‘sexual love’.
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