Online Encyclopedia

EXOTIC (Gr. EWTIK6s, foreign, from fe...

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 80 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: it!
EXOTIC (Gr. EWTIK6s, foreign, from few, outside), of foreign origin, or belonging to another country. The term is now used in the restricted sense of something not indigenous or native, and is mostly applied to plants introduced from foreign countries, which have not become acclimatized. Figuratively, " exotic " is used to convey the sense of something rare, delicate or extravagant.
End of Article: EXOTIC (Gr. EWTIK6s, foreign, from few, outside)
EXORCIST (Lat. exorcista, Gr. i oprcio‚ÄĘT17s)

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.