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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.]
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(Art Terms) explicitly sexual literature or art
[C19: from Greek erōtika, neuter plural of erōtikos erotic]
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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]
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|Noun||1.||erotica - 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
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