peculiarity: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pi-kyoo"lē-ar'i-tē, -kyl-yar'-), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. a trait, manner, characteristic, or habit that is odd or unusual.
  2. oddity; singularity; eccentricity.
  3. a distinguishing quality or characteristic.
  4. the quality or condition of being peculiar.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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