[ pahr-kawrs, -kohrs ]
/ ˈpɑrˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs /
an outdoor exercise track or course, especially for joggers, equipped with a series of stations along the way where one is to stop and perform a specific exercise.
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Origin of parcourse
First recorded in 1970–75; partial translation of French parcours “course, route, circuit,” Old French: loan translation of Medieval Latin, Late Latin percursus, noun derivative of percurrere “to run through, hasten through”; the English sense reflects French parcours du combattant “military obstacle course,” or a like phrase; see per-, course
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