roup

noun
\ˈrüp, ˈrau̇p \

Definition of roup 

: any of various respiratory disorders of poultry

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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