Etymology
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exterior (adj.)

"situated or being outside, pertaining to or connected with that which is outside," 1520s, from Latin exterior "outward, outer, exterior," comparative of exterus "on the outside, outward, outer, of another country, foreign," itself a comparative of ex "out of" (see ex-). As a noun, "outer surface or aspect" from 1590s.

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Definitions of exterior
1
exterior (n.)
the region that is outside of something;
Synonyms: outside
exterior (n.)
the outer side or surface of something;
Synonyms: outside
2
exterior (adj.)
situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building;
exterior grade plywood
exterior paints
an exterior scene
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