The word “eloquent” refers to the ability to express oneself fluently and persuasively in speech or writing. It implies a skillful and articulate use of language to convey ideas or emotions effectively.

Interesting fact: The word “eloquent” comes from the Latin word “eloquens,” which means “speaking out.” It is derived from the verb “eloqui,” which combines “e” (meaning “out”) and “loqui” (meaning “to speak”).