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parlance

par·lance

parlance

 
pronunciation:
par lns
part of speech: noun
definition: manner of speaking or writing, esp. word choice; vernacular.
She was speaking in medical parlance, and I wasn't able to follow completely.The word "forsooth" is not in common parlance nowadays, although we often come across it when reading Shakespeare.
similar words:
idiom, phraseology, speech, tongue