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spoor

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noun \ˈspu̇r, ˈspȯr\

Definition of spoor

plural spoor or spoors

  1. 1 :  a track, a trail, a scent, or droppings especially of a wild animal

  2. 2 :  a trace by which the progress of someone or something may be followed



Origin of spoor

Afrikaans, from Dutch; akin to Old English spor footprint, spoor, spurnan to kick — more at spurn


First Known Use: 1823

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spoor

verb

Definition of spoor

  • transitive verb
    1. :  to track by a spoor

    2. intransitive verb
    3. :  to track something by its spoor



    1850

    First Known Use of spoor

    1850

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