interrogatory[in′tə räg′ə tôr′ē]
expressing or implying a question
Origin of interrogatoryLate Latin interrogatorius
pl. interrogatories a formal question or set of questions; specif., a written question or set of questions to be answered in writing under oath as by a witness in a lawsuit
Asking a question; of the nature of a question; interrogative.
nounpl. in·ter·rog·a·to·ries Law
A written or oral question that must be answered under oath and is asked by a party in a lawsuit of another party or of a potential witness prior to trial.
interrogatory - Legal Definition
A form of discovery involving the submission of written questions to the other party.