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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Origin and Etymology of parcourse
modification (influenced by 1course) of French parcours, literally, course, circuit, distance covered, from Middle French, animal path, translation of Medieval Latin percursus, from Latin percurrere to move through — more at percurrent
First Known Use: 1971
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