causerie

causerie

[koh-zuh-ree; French kohzuh-ree]
noun, plural causeries [koh-zuh-reez; French kohzuh-ree] .
1.
an informal talk or chat.
2.
a short, informal essay, article, etc.

Origin:
1820–30; < French, equivalent to caus(er) to chat (< Latin causārī to plead at law, derivative of causa case) + -erie -ery

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causerie (ˈkəʊzərɪ, French kozri)
 
n
an informal talk or conversational piece of writing
 
[C19: from French, from causer to chat]

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