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An infectious disease of poultry and pigeons characterized by inflammation of and mucous discharge from the mouth and eyes.
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(Veterinary Science) vet science any of various chronic respiratory diseases of birds, esp poultry
[C16: of unknown origin]
(Commerce) to sell by auction
(Commerce) an auction
[C16 (originally: to shout): of Scandinavian origin; compare Icelandic raupa to boast]
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a protozoan disease of poultry characterized by weight loss and cheeselike secretions from the throat.
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Past participle: rouped
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