pauciloquy

noun
pau·​cil·​o·​quy | \ pȯˈsiləkwē \
plural -es

Definition of pauciloquy

archaic
: brevity in speech

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History and Etymology for pauciloquy

Latin pauciloquium from pauci- + -loquium (from loqui to speak)

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“Pauciloquy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pauciloquy. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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