Etymology: From (term, Laconicus, LacÅnicus, Spartan) < Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, , tr=LakÅnikos, , Laconian). Laconia was the region surrounding and ruled by the Spartans, who were known for their brevity in speech.
- Using as few words as possible to communicate much information; pithy and concise.
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