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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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MAKE THE MOST OF DAHLIAS THE exotic garden incorporates a host of red, yellow and deep orange dahlias, including the striking red D.
The people behind Miami Exotic Car Rentals are avid car enthusiasts and that shows in the variety and quality of cars available.
During the school year, I was a work-study student at the Wildlife Clinic, shadowed at our exotics department, and did an avian necropsy elective class.
As for persimmon, Asda exotic produce buyer Dean Hayden said the supermarket had sold more than half a million Spanish persimmons last season and expected to see similarly high interest this year.
People want something different, and they may think it's cool to carry a snake around their necks," says Beth Preiss, director of The Humane Society of the United States exotic pets campaign.
There are legitimate rescue organizations and they are usually struggling to capacity to care for abandoned exotics.
While exotic cars depreciate quickly, they may "fully depreciate" within five years and then remain level for a long period of time.
Queeley gets weekly shipments of alliums, calla lilies, and Gerbera daisies from Holland, New Zealand, Hawaii, and Asia, where exotics grow year-round so price isn't usually driven by demand surpassing supply.
Hedren said that published reports estimating 10,000 exotic cats being kept as pets in America are low.
A report by the RSPCA found many pet shops selling exotic animals were unable to give sufficient help or advice to prospective owners.
In three chapters the author covers the effects of exotics on community structure, ecosystem function, and evolution.
Previous research had suggested that exotics were threatening 35 to 43 percent of the species officially listed as endangered in the United States.