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Meaning of COURSER

Pronunciation:  'kowrsur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  swift-footed terrestrial plover-like bird of southern Asia and Africa
 

COURSER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: cream-colored courser, crocodile bird, Cursorius cursor, family Glareolidae, Glareolidae, limicoline bird, Pluvianus aegyptius, shore bird, shorebird

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cours"er\ (k?rs"?r), n. [F. coursier.]
1. One who courses or hunts.

         leash is a leathern thong by which . . . a courser
         leads his greyhound. --Hanmer.

2. A swift or spirited horse; a racer or a war horse; a
   charger. [Poetic.] --Pope.

3. (Zo["o]l.) A grallatorial bird of Europe {(Cursorius
   cursor)}, remarkable for its speed in running. Sometimes,
   in a wider sense, applied to running birds of the Ostrich
   family.

 
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