Coureur-de-bois



[koo-rœr duh bwah] /ku rœr də ˈbwɑ/

noun, plural coureurs de bois
[koo-rœr duh bwah] /ku rœr də ˈbwɑ/ (Show IPA). French.
1.
a French or French-Indian trapper of North America, especially of Canada.
/French kurœr də bwa/
noun (pl) coureurs de bois (kurœr də bwa)
1.
(Canadian history) a French Canadian woodsman or Métis who traded with Indians for furs

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