colloquy

[ kol-uh-kwee ]
/ ˈkɒl ə kwi /

noun, plural col·lo·quies.

a conversational exchange; dialogue.
a conference.

Origin of colloquy

1555–65; < Latin colloquium colloquium

Related forms

col·lo·quist, noun
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colloquy

/ (ˈkɒləkwɪ) /

noun plural -quies

a formal conversation or conference
a literary work in dialogue form
an informal conference on religious or theological matters

Derived Forms

colloquist, noun

Word Origin for colloquy

C16: from Latin colloquium from colloquī to talk with, from com- together + loquī to speak
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