Origin of eroticaModern Latin from Classical Greek er?tika, neuter plural
plural nounused with a sing. or pl. verb
Origin of eroticaGreek erōtika from neuter pl. of erōtikos erotic ; see erotic .
- Erotic literature or art.
- There's a fine line between erotica and pornography.
- Sexual images or objects.
- The council was shocked by the "hideous images" spraypainted on the bridge, but the perpetrators insisted it was erotica.
From neuter plural of Latin eroticus (“amatory”), from Ancient Greek ἐρωτικός (erotikos).