curiosa
noun plural Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of curiosus Date: 1883 curiosities, rarities; especially unusual or erotic books

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  • curiosa — curiósa s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CURIÓSA s.m.pl. Termen latin care indică texte curioase, rare. [< lat. curiosa]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 04.02.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • Curiōsa — (lat., Kuriositäten; Einzahl: Curiosum), Seltenheiten, Sehenswürdigkeiten, welche die Neugierde und Aufmerksamkeit erregen; curiositatis causa, der Neugierde oder Seltenheit wegen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Curiosa — Curiōsa (lat.), Kuriositäten, merkwürdige, seltene Dinge …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • curiosa — index pornography Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • curiosa — [kyʀjoza] n. f. pl. ÉTYM. D. i. (probabl. XIXe); mot lat., fém. plur., « choses curieuses », de curiosus. → Curieux. ❖ ♦ Bibliophilie. Publications (livres, illustrations, etc.) de nature libre, libertine ou érotique, destinées aux « curieux »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • curiosa — [kyoor΄ē ō′sə] pl.n. [L, lit., curious objects] curiosities; specif., books, etc. dealing with strange, often erotic, subjects …   English World dictionary

  • Curiosa — Disambiguation: the term curiosa can also refer to discrete items of erotica. Curiosa Location(s) North America (touring) Years active 2004 Date(s) July 24 to August 29 Genre …   Wikipedia

  • curiosa — /kyoor ee oh seuh/, n.pl. 1. books, pamphlets, etc., dealing with unusual subjects. 2. (in selling and collecting books) books, pamphlets, etc., containing pornographic literature or art; erotica. [1880 85; < NL: unusual things, special use of… …   Universalium

  • curiosa — cu·rió·sa s.f. → curioso …   Dizionario italiano

  • curiosa — n. books and writings on unusual subjects (especially erotica); pornographic books …   English contemporary dictionary

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