Lewis & Short

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prōcursus, ūs, m. [procurro].

  1. I. Lit., a running forth or forwards; esp., in milit. lang., a sallying forth, charge, onset (not in Cic. or Cæs.): procursu militum, Liv. 22, 41: faciles sternit procursibus herbas, Stat. Th. 4, 787; Lucr. 2, 455.
    1. B. Transf., a jutting out, projection (post-Aug.): angulosus, Plin. 5, 10, 11, § 62.
  2. II. Trop. (postclass.): initia procursusque virtutis patefacere, the origin and first manifestations, Val. Max. 3, 2 init.: irae, qui acerrimus esse solet, the outbreak, id. 7, 3, ext. 6.