Talk; conversation; esp., idle or beguiling talk; talk intended to deceive; flattery.
In Africa, a parley with the natives; a talk; hence, a public conference and deliberation; a debate.
To make palaver with, or to; to used palaver; to talk idly or deceitfully; to employ flattery; to cajole; as, to palaver artfully.
flattery intended to persuade
loud and confused and empty talk; "mere rhetoric"
a corruption of the Portugese "palavra" meaning "to talk".