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Friday, June 02, 2006

Definitions for neoteric

  1. Recent in origin; modern; new.

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Citations for neoteric
Electronic books, they say, are asking them to make a mental transition -- to veer from their ingrained appreciation for the printed books that fill our nation's more than 120,000 public, academic and special interest libraries -- to depend on a neoteric gizmo that disrupts the sacred union between man and book. Charlotte Moore, Austin American Statesman
His new label specializes in alternative country or Americana -- music with a sense of tradition and a neoteric edge. Christopher John Farley, Time
Origin of neoteric
1590-1600
Neoteric derives from Greek neoterikos, from neoteros, "younger," comparative of neos, "young, new."