Definition of antecursor in English:

antecursor

noun

  • A person or thing that comes before another of the same or a similar kind; a precursor, a forerunner.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin antecursor forerunner, (in plural antecursores) leading troops, vanguard from ante- + cursor, after antecurrere to run in front.

Pronunciation

antecursor

/ˈantɪˌkəːsə/