Definition of precourse in English:

precourse

verb

rare
  • with object To act as a precursor to; to herald (something). Also without object: to act as a precursor.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Tait's Magazine. From classical Latin praecurs-, past participial stem of praecurrere to run in front of, precede, in post-classical Latin also to act as a precursor, with remodelling of the second element after course, discourse, recourse, etc.

Pronunciation

precourse

/priːˈkɔːs/