plural dauerlaufs
or dauerläufe
: a long-distance cross-country ski race of approximately 35 miles compare langlauf

Word History


German, from dauer- long-lasting (from dauern to last, from Middle High German dūren, tūren, from Middle Low German dūren, from Latin durare) + lauf race, run, running, from Old High German louf

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“Dauerlauf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dauerlauf. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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