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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
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