Cursores Cur*so"res (k?r-s?"rEz), n. pl. [L. cursor, pl. cursores, a runner.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) An order of running birds including the ostrich, emu, and allies; the Ratita[ae]. (b) A group of running spiders; the wolf spiders. [1913 Webster]

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  • CURSORES — in imperio Constantinopolitano, idem planê quod Viatores priscis Romanis fuêre. Non quidem qui in aciem hostilem excurrentes impet um facerent, ut notat Adr. Turnebus, Advers. l. 24. c. 16. sed qui ad Principum ministeria essent idonei.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • Cursōres — Cursōres, soviel wie Laufvögel (s.d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Cursores Apostolici — • The Latin title of the ecclesiastical heralds or pursuivants pertaining to the papal court Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cursores Apostolici     Cursores Apostolici …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Cursores — These men were sometimes also known as viatores, i.e. travellers or wayfarers; but they should not be confused with the *nuncius regis or *cokini. They were freelance messengers, making a living by obtaining writs in the king s *chancery on other …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • cursores — cur·so·res …   English syllables

  • cursores — ˌkərˈsōr(ˌ)ēz noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, plural of cursor runner 1. in some especially former classifications : any of certain groups of long legged birds 2. in some especially …   Useful english dictionary

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