[loh-kwi-too r; English lok-wi-ter]
- he speaks; she speaks.
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Examples from the Web for loquitur
Sub indocto tamen doctus evadere potes, afflatu aliquo divino, ut Cicero loquitur.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)
Una Scotiae medietas Hibernice loquitur, et nos omnes cum Insulanis in sylvestrium societate deputamus.
If we find a market for Phasellulus loquitur, we can try another.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)
Robert Louis Stevenson
- he (or she) speaks: used, esp formerly, as a stage directionUsually abbreviated to: loq
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Word Origin and History for loquitur
stage direction, "he or she speaks," Latin, third person present indicative singular of loqui "to talk" (see locution).
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