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Adjective: exotic  ig'zó-tik or eg'zó-tik
  1. Being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    "exotic plants in a greenhouse"; "exotic cuisine";
    - alien
     
  2. Strikingly strange or unusual
    "an exotic hair style"; "protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants"; "the exotic landscape of a dead planet"
Noun: exotic  ig'zó-tik or eg'zó-tik
  1. Something or someone unusual, striking or foreign, esp. a plant or animal

Derived forms: exotics

See also: foreign, strange, unusual

Encyclopedia: Exotic