par·​course | \ ˈpärˌkȯrs, ˈpȧ(r)ˌkȯ(ə)(r)s \

Definition of parcourse

: a trail for jogging that has stations at regular intervals with equipment for calisthenics (as sit-ups or pull-ups)

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First Known Use of parcourse

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for parcourse

modification (influenced by course entry 1) of French parcours, literally, course, circuit, distance covered, from Middle French, animal path, translation of Medieval Latin percursus, from Latin percurrere to move through

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“Parcourse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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