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CURIO

 Dictionary entry overview: What does curio mean? 

CURIO (noun)
  The noun CURIO has 1 sense:

1. something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting

  Familiarity information: CURIO used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CURIO (noun)


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Meaning:

Something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

curio; curiosity; oddment; oddity; peculiarity; rarity

Hypernyms ("curio" is a kind of...):

object; physical object (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "curio"):

bric-a-brac; knickknack; knickknackery; nicknack; whatnot (miscellaneous curios)

collectable; collectible (things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique))

collector's item; piece de resistance; showpiece (the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection)


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