langlauf

noun

lang·​lauf ˈläŋ-ˌlau̇f How to pronounce langlauf (audio)
: cross-country running or racing on skis
langlaufer noun

Word History

Etymology

German, from lang long + Lauf race

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of langlauf was in 1927

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Cite this Entry

“Langlauf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/langlauf. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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