Curios
Curio Cu"ri*o (k?"r?-?), n.; pl. {Curios} (-?z). [Abbreviation of curiosity.] Any curiosity[3] or article of virtu; any object esteemed for its unusual nature. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The busy world, which does not hunt poets as collectors hunt for curios. --F. Harrison. [1913 Webster]


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  • curios — CURIÓS, OÁSĂ, curioşi, oase, adj. 1. Care manifestă curiozitate. ♦ Indiscret. 2. Care stârneşte curiozitate; ciudat, straniu; surprinzător, neobişnuit; original. [pr.: ri os] – Din fr. curieux, lat. curiosus, it. curioso. Trimis de romac,… …   Dicționar Român

  • curios — n. m. (Nouv. Cal., Polynésie fr.) Boutique spécialisée dans la vente de curiosités locales, d objets artisanaux. curios [kyʀjo] n. m. pl. ÉTYM. 1926, cit. 1; mot angl., de curiosity « curiosité, objet curieux à vendre » (cf. Curiosity shop), de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Curios — (v. lat.), 1) neugierig; 2) selten, merkwürdig, sonderbar. Curiosa, so v.w. Curiositäten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Curios — Curios, lat., sonderbar, seltsam; neugierig …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • curiós — cu|ri|ós Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • curiós — adj. m. (sil. ri os), pl. curióşi; f. sg. curioásã, pl. curioáse …   Romanian orthography

  • curios — cu·ri·o || kjÊŠÉ™rɪəʊ n. unusual object, rare object …   English contemporary dictionary

  • curiós — osa, curious, o adj. et n. curieux, euse ; bizarre ; saugrenue ; insolite ; singulier, ère. voir bijarre, estrange …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

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  • curio — {{hw}}{{curio}}{{/hw}}s. m. Elemento chimico, metallo radioattivo artificiale, ottenuto per bombardamento del plutonio; SIMB. Cm …   Enciclopedia di italiano

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