Orientalia

Orientalia

[awr-ee-uhn-tey-lee-uh, -teyl-yuh, ohr-]
plural noun
books, manuscripts, and other objects pertaining to the Orient and Oriental art, culture, history, folklore, or the like.

Origin:
1915–20; < Neo-Latin, noun use of neuter plural of Latin orientālis oriental

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