Cursores

plural noun
Cur·​so·​res | \ ˌkərˈsōr(ˌ)ēz\

Definition of Cursores

1 in some especially former classifications : any of certain groups of long-legged birds
2 in some especially former classifications : a group consisting of the wolf spiders and other forms that make no web but pursue their prey

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History and Etymology for Cursores

New Latin, from Latin, plural of cursor runner

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