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noun \ˈrüp, ˈrau̇p\

Definition of roup

  1. :  any of various respiratory disorders of poultry



Origin of roup

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1808


Medical Dictionary

noun \ˈrüp, ˈrau̇p\

Medical Definition of roup

  1. :  any of various respiratory disorders of poultry; especially :  trichomoniasis c




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