Definition of parcours in US English:


(also parcourse)


North American
  • A jogging track with exercise stations situated at intervals along the course.


1970s. From French parcours course, alteration (after par- and cours) of post-classical Latin percursus right to drive pigs into a forest, right to pursue game into a forest, agreement concerning migration of tenants from classical Latin percurs-, past participial stem of percurrere + -tus, suffix forming verbal nouns.