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1. The track or trail of an animal or person.
2. The footprints or other signs left by an animal or person, considered as a group: found fresh spoor.
tr.v. spoored, spoor·ing, spoors
To track (an animal or person) by following the spoor.
(Hunting) the trail of an animal or person, esp as discernible to the human eye
(Hunting) to track (an animal) by following its trail
[C19: from Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch spor; related to Old English spor track, Old High German spor; see spur]
spoor(spʊər, spɔr, spoʊr)
1. a track or trail, esp. of a wild animal.v.t.
2. to track by a spoor.v.i.
3. to track an animal by a spoor.
[1815–25; < Afrikaans spoor < Dutch]
Past participle: spoored
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|Noun||1.||spoor - the trail left by a person or an animal; what the hunter follows in pursuing game; "the hounds followed the fox's spoor"|
trail - a track or mark left by something that has passed; "there as a trail of blood"; "a tear left its trail on her cheek"