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English definition of “exotica”


noun [plural] uk   /ɪɡˈzɒt.ɪ.kə/ us    /-ˈzɑː.t̬ɪ-/
unusual objects, often ones that have come from a far country: Collectors of 18th-century exotica are our main customers.Unique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of quality
(Definition of exotica from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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