Cursorius cursor
Courser Cours"er (k?rs"?r), n. [F. coursier.] 1. One who courses or hunts. [1913 Webster]

leash is a leathern thong by which . . . a courser leads his greyhound. --Hanmer. [1913 Webster]

2. A swift or spirited horse; a racer or a war horse; a charger. [Poetic.] --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


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