plural noun Cur·so·ria \-ōrēə\

Definition of Cursoria

in some classifications

  1. :  a suborder of Orthoptera including cockroaches, mantes, and stick insects comprising those that progress by running and not leaping — compare saltatoria

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Origin and Etymology of cursoria

New Latin, from Late Latin, neuter plural of cursorius of running, from Latin cursus running, course (from cursus, past participle) + -orius -ory

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