Ex`o*ter"ic (?), Ex`o*ter"ic*al (?) a. [L. exotericus, Gr. fr. out: cf. F. exot'erique. See Ex-]

External; public; suitable to be imparted to the public; hence, capable of being readily or fully comprehended; -- opposed to esoteric, or secret.

The foppery of an exoteric and esoteric doctrine. De Quincey.

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