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curiosity (plural curiosities) (from wikidictionary)

(obsolete) Careful, delicate construction; fine workmanship, delicacy of building. [16th-19th c.]
Inquisitiveness; the tendency to learn about things by asking questions, investigating, or exploring. [from 17th c.]
A unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest because of its rarity or strangeness. [from 17th c.]