Non-oriental



[awr-ee-en-tl, ohr‐] /ˌɔr iˈɛn tl, ˌoʊr‐/

adjective
1.
(usually initial capital letter) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Orient, or East; Eastern.
2.
of the orient or east; eastern.
3.
(initial capital letter) Zoogeography. belonging to a geographical division comprising southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as far as and including the Philippines, Borneo, and Java.
4.
Jewelry.

noun
5.
(usually initial capital letter) Older Use: Usually Disparaging and Offensive. a native or inhabitant of the Orient.
/ˌɔːrɪˈɛntəl/
adjective
1.
another word for eastern Compare occidental
/ˌɔːrɪˈɛntəl/
adjective
1.
(sometimes not capital) of or relating to the Orient
2.
of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of southeastern Asia from India to Borneo, Java, and the Philippines
noun
3.
a breed of slender muscular cat with large ears, long legs, and a long tail
4.
(sometimes not capital) an inhabitant, esp a native, of the Orient
adj.

late 14c., from Old French oriental “eastern, from the east” (12c.) and directly from Latin orientalis “of the east,” from orientem (see Orient (n.)). Originally in reference to the sky, geographical sense is attested from late 15c.; oriental carpet first recorded 1868 (in C.Latin Eastlake).
n.

“native or inhabitant of the east,” 1701, from oriental (adj.).

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