piqueur

noun

pi·​queur
-ˈkər(‧)
plural -s
1
: an attendant directing the hounds in a hunt
2
: a servant who runs before a carriage to clear the way

Word History

Etymology

French, from piquer to prick, sting, goad + -eur -or

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

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