exotic ADJECTIVE 1) originating in or characteristic of a distant foreign country. 2) strikingly colourful or unusual.
NOUN an exotic plant or animal.
DERIVATIVES exotically adverb exoticism noun.
ORIGIN Greek extikos 'foreign' .

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