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peculiar(Curious), adjective aberrant, abnormal, alien, anomalistic, anomalistical, anomalous, bizarre, breaking with tradition, eccentric, inexplicable, irregular, little-known, mysterious, mystifying, odd, out of place, out of the ordinary, out of the way, outlandish, perplexing, preternatural, puzzling, queer, rare, remarkable, signal, singular, startling, strange, surprising, unaccountable, unaccustomed, unconformable, unconventional, uncustomary, unexpected, unfamiliar, unheard of, unimaginable, unnatural, unorthodox, weird
peculiar(Distinctive), adjective atypical, contrasted, contrasting, contrastive, deviating, different, differentiated, differing, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, disparate, dissimilar, dissonant, distinct, distinguishable, divergent, exceptional, extraordinary, in a different class, inconformable, incongruent, individual, marked, noteworthy, original, out of the ordinary, particular, separated, singular, special, uncommon, unconformable, unconforming, unequal, unimitated, unique, unlike, unusual, variant
See also: anomalous, certain, different, distinct, distinctive, eccentric, express, extraordinary, individual, irregular, ludicrous, nonconforming, noteworthy, novel, particular, personal, prodigious, questionable, remarkable, separate, several, singular, specific, suspicious, unaccustomed, uncanny, uncommon, unique, unusual
PECULIAR, eccl. law. In England, a particular parish or church, which has, within itself, independent of the ordinary jurisdiction, power to grant probate of wills, and the like. 1 Eng. Eccl. R. 72, note; Shelf. on Mar. & Div. 538. Vide Court of peculiars.