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- n. Economical speech; the use of few words when speaking; laconism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Brevity in speech.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The utterance of few words.
From the Classical Latin pauciloquium ("the fact of speaking few words"), from pauci- ("little”, “few") + -loquium (from loquor ("I speak")). (Wiktionary)