Definition of exotic :
1. Anything of foreign origin; something not of native growth, as a plant, a word, a custom.
2. Introduced from a foreign country; not native; extraneous; foreign; as, an exotic plant; an exotic term or word.
extraneous (part of speech: adjective)
foreign, inappropriate, inadmissible, outer, extraterrestrial, dissociated, nonessential, estranged, eerie, separated, foreign-born, extrinsic, disconnected, outlandish, strange, unaffiliated, immaterial, other, alien, impertinent, detached, parenthetical, outside, removed, segregated, inapplicable, separate, external, unessential, unallied, disjoint, extraneous, irrelevant, unrelated, disaffiliated
exceptional (part of speech: adjective)
novel, wonderous, sensational, peculiar, unprecedented, marvelous, excellent, phenomenal, miraculous, exceptional, remarkable, fabulous, notable, extraordinary, superior, unusual, wonderful, fantastic, striking, outstanding, noteworthy
- A stately old house with a huge end chimney of red brick stands with dignity well back from the road; round about lie pleasant lawns that once were cornfields: and there are drives and walks and exotic shrubs. - "Adventures In Contentment", David Grayson AKA: Ray Stannard Baker.
- The reckoning up of their archaic and exotic forms is soon done, but we never cease marvelling if we have an eye for their light and delicate manner in handling the commonplace and apparently long outworn elements in word and phrase. - "Human, All-Too-Human, Part II", Friedrich Nietzsche.
- But all of them perished like exotic plants. - "The Romanization of Roman Britain", F. Haverfield.