stroup

noun
\ ˈstrüp \
plural -s

Definition of stroup

1 dialectal, chiefly England : windpipe
2 chiefly Scottish : spout

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History and Etymology for stroup

Middle English stroupe, from Old Norse strūpi, strjūpi; akin to Norwegian dialect strop narrow opening, and probably to Greek stryphnos astringent

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“Stroup.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stroup. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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