noun \(¦)äˌvänt + ˈ-\

Definition of avant–courier



  1. 1 avant–couriers plural, archaic :  the scouts or advance guard of an army

  2. 2 :  one that goes or comes before another —called also herald

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Origin and Etymology of avant–courier

French avant-courrier, from avant + courrier courier — more at courier

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