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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pe·cu·liar·i·ty /pɪˌkjulˈjærəti, ˌkjuliˈær-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pe·cul·iar·i·ty n.; pl. Peculiarities
 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. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an odd or unusual characteristic [syn: distinctive feature,
            distinguishing characteristic]
      2: a distinguishing trait [syn: specialness, specialty, speciality,
      3: something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting [syn: curio,
          curiosity, oddity, oddment, rarity]