roupet

adjective

roup·​et
ˈrōpə̇t,
ˈrüp-
Scottish
: afflicted with a sore throat : hoarse

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Word History

Etymology

Scots roup hoarseness + -et -ed

First Known Use

1677, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roupet was in 1677

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“Roupet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roupet. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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