Definition of curiosa in English:

curiosa

plural noun

  • Curiosities, especially erotic or pornographic books or articles.

    • ‘The consideration of exoticism in other composers unearths some interesting curiosa, such as Ernest Fanelli's Tableaux symphoniques; if this work is known of at all, it is thanks to Ravel's 1912 review.’
    • ‘The entire villa is decorated with antiques, curiosa and Bulgariana from the past two centuries.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Latin, neuter plural of curiosus (see curious).

Pronunciation:

curiosa

/ˌkyo͝orēˈōsə//-ˈōzə/