ETYM Latin peculiaris, from peculium private property, akin to pecunia money: cf. Old Fren. peculier. Related to Pecuniary.
1. Markedly different from the usual.
2. Characteristic of one only; distinctive or special.
Something exempt from ordinary jurisdiction; especially; a church or parish exempt from the jurisdiction of the ordinary in whose territory it lies
City in Missouri (USA); zip code 64078.