spoor |spoŏr; spô(ə)r|nounthe track or scent of an animal they searched around the hut for a spoor the trail is marked by wolf spoor.verb [ trans. ]follow the track or scent of (an animal or person) taking the spear, he set off to spoor the man.DERIVATIVESspoorer nounORIGIN early 19th cent.: from Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch spor, ofGermanic origin.