Definition of exotic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzɒtɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzɑːtɪk//
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from or in another country, especially a tropical one; seeming exciting and unusual because it is connected with foreign countries brightly-coloured exotic flowers/plants/birds She travels to all kinds of exotic locations all over the world. The fruits sound exotic. Do they taste good? Word Originlate 16th cent.: via Latin from Greek exōtikos ‘foreign’, from exō ‘outside’.
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