Peculiarity

Definition of Peculiarity

Pe`cul`iar´i`ty   Pronunciation: pė`kūl`yăr´ĭ`tŷ
n.1.The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
2.That which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity.
The smallest peculiarity of temper or manner.
- Macaulay.
3.Exclusive possession or right.

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