roup

noun
\ˈrüp, ˈrau̇p \

Definition of roup 

: any of various respiratory disorders of poultry

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The case has become a cause célèbre among evangelical roups, one of the most faithful blocs in the Republican fold. Jessica Donati, WSJ, "Pompeo Presses Turkey to Release Detained American Pastor," 3 Aug. 2018

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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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roup

noun
\ˈrüp, ˈrau̇p \

Medical Definition of roup 

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

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