Definition of colloquium noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈləʊkwiəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈloʊkwiəm//
(pl. colloquia
BrE BrE//ˈləʊkwiə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈloʊkwiə//
University life
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a formal academic seminar or conference See related entries: University life Word Originlate 16th cent. (denoting a conversation): from Latin, from colloqui ‘to converse’, from col- ‘together’ + loqui ‘to talk’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: colloquium