ventriloquy

noun
ven·​tril·​o·​quy | \ ven-ˈtri-lə-kwē How to pronounce ventriloquy (audio) \

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First Known Use of ventriloquy

1584, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ventriloquy

borrowed from New Latin ventriloquium, from Late Latin ventriloquus "person who appears to produce speech sounds from within his or her body (as during spirit possession or under control of a deity)" + Latin -ium -y entry 3 — more at ventriloquist

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The first known use of ventriloquy was in 1584

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