Cursorius

noun
Cur·​so·​ri·​us | \ ˌkərˈsōrēəs \

Definition of Cursorius

: a genus of birds (family Glareolidae) comprising the typical coursers — compare glareola

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History and Etymology for Cursorius

New Latin, from Late Latin cursorius of running

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“Cursorius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cursorius. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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