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Noun: strangeness  streynj-nus
  1. Unusualness as a consequence of not being well known
    - unfamiliarity
  2. (physics) one of the six flavours of quark, the third lightest of all quarks
  3. The quality of being alien or not native
    "the strangeness of a foreigner";
    - foreignness, curiousness

See also: foreign, strange

Type of: flavor [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], quality, unusualness

Encyclopedia: Strangeness