Exotic  

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The central water-bound globe in the middle pane from Hieronymus Bosch's The Garden of Earthly Delights (c. 1490-1510)
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The central water-bound globe in the middle pane from Hieronymus Bosch's The Garden of Earthly Delights (c. 1490-1510)

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Exotic means foreign, with the connotation of excitingly foreign. It can also refer to Non-native to the ecosystem.

Etymology

From Latin exoticus, from ἐξωτικός (eksotikos, “foreign”), literally "from the outside", from ἐξω- (ekso, “outside”), from ἐξ (eks, “out of”).

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