langlauf

noun
lang·​lauf | \ ˈläŋ-ˌlau̇f How to pronounce langlauf (audio) \

Definition of langlauf

: cross-country running or racing on skis

Other Words from langlauf

langlaufer \ ˈläŋ-​ˌlau̇-​fər How to pronounce langlauf (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of langlauf

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for langlauf

German, from lang long + Lauf race

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“Langlauf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/langlauf. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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