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exotic

(ĕg-zŏt′ĭk) [Gr. exotikos]
Not native; originating in another part of the world.

exotic

not native, not indigenous.
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EXCELLENCE Lychee: An unforgettable experience of rich, silky dark chocolate balanced with the sweet, exotic taste of lychee fruit pieces
Hana Saif Al Suwaidi, director-general of Sharjah Environment and Natural Reserves Authority, told Gulf News that many Sharjah residents have already handed over their exotic pets to the authorities.
The greatest proportion - 73 per cent - of the 2,254 bird advertisements recorded globally were for exotic birds including parrots, hornbills, toucans, passerines and humming birds," the IFAW report said.
I frequently kept exotic animals like amphibians, reptiles, and small mammals as a kid so it seemed like a natural choice when I entered veterinary school.
The sales drop in mainstream exotics was partly because of price inflation and because some consumers simply perceived them to be pricier than other fruit, said one industry source.
Of all the times they met, one particular race sticks in my mind as it was the day Exotic Dancer nearly had us.
The term exotic animal generally refers to animals other than dogs, cats, horses, and livestock.
Like many a good horse, Exotic Dancer has a mind of his own and likes to do exactly what he wants rather than jump through a lot of silly hoops held out by irritating twits like trainers and jockeys.
Furthermore, our quest for close contact with wild animals and for exotic pets puts us at risk for exposure to zoonoses.
Around 700 exotic cars showed up Sunday for the third annual Motor4Toys Charity Exotic Car show.
While our native black locust is on the list of invasive native species, exotic varieties of locust are being intensely planted in the cities.
Siemons has been driving exotic cars since he was 17 and buying them for the Hollywood crowd (and himself) for more than 30 years.