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Noun: courser  kor-su(r)
  1. A huntsman who hunts small animals with fast dogs that use sight rather than scent to follow their prey
  2. Formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
    - charger [archaic]
  3. A dog trained for coursing
  4. Swift-footed terrestrial plover-like bird of southern Asia and Africa; related to the pratincoles

Derived forms: coursers

Type of: hunter, hunting dog, huntsman, limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird, warhorse

Part of: family Glareolidae, Glareolidae

Encyclopedia: Courser