curio

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1851, Abbreviation of curiosity.[1] Compare cabinet of curiosities and French objet de curiosité.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: kyoo͞r'ē-ō", IPA(key): /ˈkjuːriːˌoʊ/

Noun[edit]

curio (plural curios)

  1. A strange and interesting object which invokes curiosity.

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

See also: Wikisaurus:trinket.

References[edit]

  1. ^ curio” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

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Noun[edit]

curio m (uncountable)

  1. curium

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

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curio m (plural curi)

  1. curium

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

curiō

  1. dative singular of curium
  2. ablative singular of curium

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Chemical element
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Curie +‎ -io, after Pierre and Marie Curie.

Noun[edit]

curio m (uncountable)

  1. curium
See also[edit]
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology 2[edit]

From English or French curie, named after Pierre and Marie Curie.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

curio m (plural curios)

  1. curie