roup

noun
\ ˈrüp How to pronounce roup (audio) , ˈrau̇p How to pronounce roup (audio) \

Definition of roup

: any of various respiratory disorders of poultry

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First Known Use of roup

circa 1808, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roup

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24 Jan 2020

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“Roup.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roup. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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roup

noun
\ ˈrüp How to pronounce roup (audio) , ˈrau̇p How to pronounce roup (audio) \

Medical Definition of roup

: any of various respiratory disorders of poultry especially : trichomoniasis sense c

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