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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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Bankrupt German erotica chain Beate Uhse is to relaunch under the name "be you" following all deadlines for objections in its insolvency proceedings.
Indians have always displayed a vacillating attitude towards erotica: rampant consumption of it at one extreme, embarrassment and even puritanical proscription at the other.
Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year, Volume 2 showcases only the most lustful and orgasmic F/F stories, from one-night stands with two beautiful women, to a group of ladies who yearn to explore each other's bodies, to intense sexual trysts stemmed from overwhelming love.
Joanna Angel; NIGHT SHIFT; Cleis Press (Fiction: Erotica) ISBN: 9781627782883
A Facebook page entitled Earlsdon Elite Erotica promised "high class entertainment for discerning adults" aged over 21 years old.
She's easy to pick out from this cafe's particular crowd--not just because I did my due diligence and studied her book-jacket headshot--but because she doesn't look like what many people might think the author of queer, lesbian, bisexual, and otherwise-non-hetero erotica would look like.
Stephentown, NY, October 29, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The Warren Communications, a diverse media company based in Stephentown, New York, has commenced operations offering editorial consultation and photography services while marketing original erotica by subscription.
Synopsis: "Come Again: Sex Toy Erotica" is the latest anthology of short stories compiled and edited Rachel Kramer Bussel.
But Arabian Business' acknowledgment of her influence failed to include one particularly controversial work of hers: starting the first Arabic erotica magazine .
The effort of the film will be to look at erotica in its various hues, against the backdrop of contemporary India.