Courser

The coursers are a group of birds which together with the pratincoles make up the family Glareolidae. They have long legs, short wings and long pointed bills which curve downwards. Their most unusual feature for birds classed as waders is that they inhabit deserts and similar arid regions. They have cryptic plumage and crouch down when alarmed to ...
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courser

[n] - swift-footed terrestrial plover-like bird of southern Asia and Africa
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Courser

• (n.) One who courses or hunts. • (n.) A swift or spirited horse; a racer or a war horse; a charger. • (n.) A grallatorial bird of Europe (Cursorius cursor), remarkable for its speed in running. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to running birds of the Ostrich family.
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courser

noun swift-footed terrestrial plover-like bird of southern Asia and Africa; related to the pratincoles
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Courser

[horse] A courser is a swift and strong horse, frequently used during the Middle Ages as a warhorse. It was ridden by knights and men-at-arms. Coursers are commonly believed to be named for their running gait, (from Old French cours, `to run`.). However, the word possibly derived from the Italian corsiero, meaning `battle horse`. ==Coursers...
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Courser

Cours'er noun [ French coursier .] 1. One who courses or hunts. « leash is a leathern thong by which . . . a courser leads his greyhound. Hanmer. » 2. A swift or spirited horse; a racer or a war horse; a charger. [ Poetic.] Pope. 3.
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courser

any of 9 or 10 species of Old World shorebirds belonging to the family Glareolidae (order Charadriiformes), which also includes the pratincoles. ... [1 related articles]
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