grippe

noun
\ˈgrip \

Definition of grippe 

: an acute febrile contagious virus disease especially : influenza sense 1

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And even though Aidan suffers from the grippe every other Tuesday, Zane has never missed a day of school for medical reasons. Kevin Fisher-paulson, San Francisco Chronicle, "Kevin Fisher-Paulson: Having faith that everything will work out," 7 May 2018 It was called many names; Catarrh and la grippe and the sweating sickness. Dawn Mitchell, Indianapolis Star, "RetroIndy: 1918 Spanish Influenza was swift and deadly," 31 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of grippe

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for grippe

French, literally, seizure

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The first known use of grippe was in 1776

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grippe

noun
\ˈgrip \

Kids Definition of grippe

: a disease like or the same as influenza

grippe

noun
\ˈgrip \

Medical Definition of grippe 

: an acute febrile contagious virus disease especially : influenza sense 1a

Other Words from grippe

grippy \ˈgrip-​ē \ adjective

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