from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The track or trail of an animal, especially a wild animal.
- transitive v. To track (an animal) by following its spoor or to engage in such tracking.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The track, trail, droppings or scent of an animal
- v. To track an animal by following its spoor
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The track or trail of any wild animal.
- intransitive v. To follow a spoor or trail.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The track or trail of a wild animal or animals, especially such as are pursued as game; slot; hence, scent: used originally by travelers in South Africa.
- To follow a spoor or trail.
- To track by the spoor.
- n. In general, any track or trace.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trail left by a person or an animal; what the hunter follows in pursuing game
Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch; see sperə- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Afrikaans, from Dutch spoor, akin to Old English and Old Norse spor (whence Danish spor). (Wiktionary)