Origin: Ger from lang, long plush lauf, a course from laufen, to run
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- The sport of cross-country skiing.
- A cross-country ski run or race.
Origin: German : lang, long (from Middle High German, from Old High German; see del-1 in Indo-European roots) + Lauf, race (from Middle High German louf, from Old High German hlouf).
- langˈlaufˌer noun