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Topic: ARTS

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Greek
Origin: erotikos, from eros 'sexual love'

erotic

adjective
     
e‧rot‧ic
1A an erotic book, picture, or film shows people having sex, and is intended to make people reading or looking at it have feelings of sexual pleasure
2 erotic thoughts, feelings, or experiences involve sexual excitement:
an erotic dream
erotically adverb
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