noun es·ta·fette \¦estə¦fet\

Definition of estafette



  1. :  a mounted courier

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Origin and Etymology of estafette

French, from Italian staffetta, literally, small stirrup, diminutive of staffa stirrup, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German stapfo step, footstep — more at step

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to cast off or become cast off

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