plural -s
dialectal, chiefly England : windpipe
chiefly Scottish : spout

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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