roup

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

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

origin unknown

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about roup

Statistics for roup

Cite this Entry

“Roup.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roup. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for roup

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

Comments on roup

What made you want to look up roup? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!