[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.

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

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To orient-alia
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: orient express
Next Definition: orient84/k
Words Near: orient-alia
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for orient-alia
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing orient-alia
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature