Precursor
Precursor Pre*cur"sor, n. [L. praecursor, fr. praecurrere to run before; prae before + currere to run. See {Course}.] One who, or that which, precedes an event, and indicates its approach; a forerunner; a harbinger. [1913 Webster]

Evil thoughts are the invisible, airy precursors of all the storms and tempests of the soul. --Buckminster. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Predecessor; forerunner; harbinger; messenger; omen; sign. [1913 Webster]


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  • precursor — [n1] something that indicates outcome or event beforehand forerunner, harbinger, herald, messenger, outrider, usher, vanguard; concepts 70,278 precursor [n2] something that precedes another ancestor, antecedent, antecessor, forebear, foregoer,… …   New thesaurus

  • precursor — precursor. См. предшественник. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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