croup


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croup 1

 (kro͞op)
n.
A pathological condition of the larynx, especially in infants and children, that is characterized by respiratory difficulty and a hoarse, brassy cough.

[From dialectal croup, to croak.]

croup′ous (kro͞o′pəs), croup′y adj.

croup 2

 (kro͞op)
n.
The rump of a beast of burden, especially a horse.

[Middle English croupe, from Old French, of Germanic origin.]

croup

(kruːp)
n
(Pathology) a throat condition, occurring usually in children, characterized by a hoarse cough and laboured breathing, resulting from inflammation and partial obstruction of the larynx
[C16 croup to cry hoarsely, probably of imitative origin]
ˈcroupy, ˈcroupous adj
ˈcroupily adv
ˈcroupiness n

croup

(kruːp) or

croupe

n
(Zoology) the hindquarters of a quadruped, esp a horse
[C13: from Old French croupe; related to German Kruppe]

croup1

(krup)

n.
any condition of the larynx or trachea characterized by a hoarse cough and difficult breathing.
[1755–65; n. use of croup to cry hoarsely (now dial.), b. croak and whoop]
croup′y, adj.

croup2

(krup)

n.
the highest part of the rump of a quadruped, esp. a horse.
[1250–1300; Middle English croupe < Middle French, Anglo-French crupe, Old French crope < Germanic; see crop]

croup


Past participle: crouped
Gerund: crouping

Imperative
croup
croup
Present
I croup
you croup
he/she/it croups
we croup
you croup
they croup
Preterite
I crouped
you crouped
he/she/it crouped
we crouped
you crouped
they crouped
Present Continuous
I am crouping
you are crouping
he/she/it is crouping
we are crouping
you are crouping
they are crouping
Present Perfect
I have crouped
you have crouped
he/she/it has crouped
we have crouped
you have crouped
they have crouped
Past Continuous
I was crouping
you were crouping
he/she/it was crouping
we were crouping
you were crouping
they were crouping
Past Perfect
I had crouped
you had crouped
he/she/it had crouped
we had crouped
you had crouped
they had crouped
Future
I will croup
you will croup
he/she/it will croup
we will croup
you will croup
they will croup
Future Perfect
I will have crouped
you will have crouped
he/she/it will have crouped
we will have crouped
you will have crouped
they will have crouped
Future Continuous
I will be crouping
you will be crouping
he/she/it will be crouping
we will be crouping
you will be crouping
they will be crouping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crouping
you have been crouping
he/she/it has been crouping
we have been crouping
you have been crouping
they have been crouping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crouping
you will have been crouping
he/she/it will have been crouping
we will have been crouping
you will have been crouping
they will have been crouping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crouping
you had been crouping
he/she/it had been crouping
we had been crouping
you had been crouping
they had been crouping
Conditional
I would croup
you would croup
he/she/it would croup
we would croup
you would croup
they would croup
Past Conditional
I would have crouped
you would have crouped
he/she/it would have crouped
we would have crouped
you would have crouped
they would have crouped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.croup - a disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing
angina - any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain
2.croup - the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttockscroup - the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
quadruped - an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
haunch - the loin and leg of a quadruped
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Translations

croup

1 [kruːp] N (Med) → crup m

croup

2 [kruːp] N [of horse] → grupa f

croup

[ˈkruːp ˈkruːp] n (MEDICINE)croup m

croup

1
n no pl (Med) → Krupp m, → Kehlkopfdiphtherie f

croup

2
n (of horse)Kruppe f

croup

[kruːp] n (Med) → crup m

croup

n. crup,
pop. garrotillo, síndrome respiratorio visto en los niños, causado gen. por una infección o una reacción alérgica;
spasmodic ______ espasmódico.

croup

n crup m; ronquera y dificultad para respirar producidas por irritación de la laringe o de la tráquea, generalmente debida a un virus
References in classic literature ?
Young Mary Joe never saw anybody with croup and Mrs.
did not think it was croup till late on Tuesday night, and all that Medical aid could prescribe was done, but the Dr.
Percy Northumberland Driscoll, brother to the judge, and younger than he by five years, was a married man, and had had children around his hearthstone; but they were attacked in detail by measles, croup, and scarlet fever, and this had given the doctor a chance with his effective antediluvian methods; so the cradles were empty.
He lay patiently fighting for breath, like a child with croup.
which was rarely and seldom the case) they themselves carried everything in cunning saddle-bags that were hardly seen on the horse's croup, as if it were something else of more importance, because, unless for some such reason, carrying saddle-bags was not very favourably regarded among knights-errant.
One peasant was whacking the snow-covered croup of their little horse with a long switch, and the other two sitting in front waved their arms and shouted something.
The boatman placed himself entirely at her disposal, promising to keep pace with the horse if Rosa would allow him to take hold of either the croup or the bridle of her horse.
I sat down on the croup of the mountain, where I could see all that occurred, and lighted my pipe.
It would be so handy when the children had measles and croup.
said the father, "he's got the croup in the wrong place
Yes; I've nursed five children and buried three; and the one I loved the best of all, and tended through croup, and teething, and measles, and hooping-cough, and brought up with foreign masters, regardless of expense, and with accomplishments at Minerva House--which I never had when I was a girl--when I was too glad to honour my father and mother, that I might live long in the land, and to be useful, and not to mope all day in my room and act the fine lady--says I'm a murderess.
Ut was a lesson thot the name was musfortunate, but she would no take ut, an' there was talk when she called her first child Samuel--hum thot died o' the croup.