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spoor (spoor) noun
The track or trail of an animal, especially a wild animal being hunted.
verb tr., intr.
To track an animal by its trail; to follow a spoor.
[From Afrikaans, from Dutch.]
"I also continue to look for Indian wolves. After eight hectic days of
checking spoor and other signs, I spot my first one in Kutch."
"The labyrinthine forest's spoor
This week's theme: words borrowed from African languages.
Children enter school as question marks and leave as periods. -Neil Postman, professor and author (1931- )
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