Definition of precurrent in US English:

precurrent

adjective

  • Occurring beforehand; forerunning, precursory.

Origin

Early 17th century. From post-classical Latin praecurrent-, praecurrens preceding, treating briefly, use as adjective of classical Latin praecurrent-, praecurrēns, present participle of praecurrere to run in front of, to precede from prae- + currere to run.