Relating to the writing of letters.
Originally from Latin, and gives its name to literary works written as a series of letters or messages.
“It’s one of my favourite epistolary novels!”
“We keep an epistolary relationship, even after all these years.”
A conference or meeting to discuss a particular subject./ A collection of essays or papers on a particular subject by a number of contributors.
Late 16th century (denoting a drinking party): via Latin from Greek sumposion, from sumpotēs ‘fellow drinker’, from sun- ‘together’ + potēs ‘drinker’.