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e·rot·i·ca

 (ĭ-rŏt′ĭ-kə)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Literature or art intended to arouse sexual desire.

[Greek erōtika, from neuter pl. of erōtikos, erotic; see erotic.]

erotica

(ɪˈrɒtɪkə)
pl n
(Art Terms) explicitly sexual literature or art
[C19: from Greek erōtika, neuter plural of erōtikos erotic]

e•rot•i•ca

(ɪˈrɒt ɪ kə)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
literature or art dealing with sexual love.
[1850–55; < Greek, neuter pl. of erōtikós erotic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.erotica - creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desireerotica - creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire
child pornography, kiddie porn, kiddy porn - the illegal use of children in pornographic pictures or films
creation, creative activity - the human act of creating

erotica

noun
Related words
like eroticomania
Translations

erotica

[ɪˈrɒtɪkə] NPLliteratura f erótica

erotica

[ɪˈrɒtɪkə] npl (= pictures) → art m érotique

erotica

plErotika pl

erotica

[ɪˈrɒtɪkə] n (art) → arte f erotica; (literature) → letteratura erotica
References in classic literature ?
She had accepted this submergence as philosophically as all her other trials, and now, in extreme old age, was rewarded by presenting to her mirror an almost unwrinkled expanse of firm pink and white flesh, in the centre of which the traces of a small face survived as if awaiting excavation.
The sanctity seemed no less clearly marked than the learning, for when Dorothea was impelled to open her mind on certain themes which she could speak of to no one whom she had before seen at Tipton, especially on the secondary importance of ecclesiastical forms and articles of belief compared with that spiritual religion, that submergence of self in communion with Divine perfection which seemed to her to be expressed in the best Christian books of widely distant ages, she found in Mr.
From the very slow submergence of the boat I knew that Benson was doing the entire trick alone--that he was merely permitting the diving-tanks to fill and that the diving-rudders were not in use.
She felt the submergence of the boat and came out of her room to investigate.
The geologist, who is fully impressed with the vast oscillations of level which have affected the earth's crust within late periods, will not fear to speculate on the recent elevation of the Mexican platform, or, more probably, on the recent submergence of land in the West Indian Archipelago, as the cause of the present zoological separation of North and South America.
All yielding is attended with a less vivid consciousness than resistance; it is the partial sleep of thought; it is the submergence of our own personality by another.
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