The definition of esoteric is something only understood by a chosen group.(adjective)
An example of esoteric is pa++ern, an embroidery language.
See esoteric in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Gr esōterikos < esōteros, inner, compar. of esō, within < es, eis, into
See esoteric in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Greek esōterikos
Origin: , from esōterō
Origin: , comparative of esō, within; see en in Indo-European roots.
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