roundtable

noun
round·​ta·​ble | \ ˈrau̇n(d)-ˌtā-bəl How to pronounce roundtable (audio) \
variants: or less commonly round table
plural roundtables or less commonly round tables

Definition of roundtable

1 : a conference for discussion or deliberation by several participants also : the participants in such a conference
2a Round Table : the large circular table of King Arthur and his knights
b : the knights of King Arthur

First Known Use of roundtable

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2a

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“Roundtable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roundtable. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of roundtable

: a meeting at which people discuss something and everyone has an equal chance to express an opinion

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