inquest: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (in'kwest), [key]
- a legal or judicial inquiry, usually before a jury, esp. an investigation made by a coroner into the cause of a death.
- the body of people appointed to hold such an inquiry, esp. a coroner's jury.
- the decision or finding based on such inquiry.
- an investigation or examination.
- inquest (Thesaurus)