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cur (s), curs (pl) (nouns)
1. A mixed-breed dog, especially one that is ill-natured or in poor condition.
2. A contemptible person; an offensive term for someone regarded as mean, cowardly, or otherwise unpleasant.
3. Etymology: Middle English curre, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; however, it is not directly related to this Latin cyno-, "dog" family. It has been included because of its significance to the "dog" topic presented in this unit.
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