croupe


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.croupe - the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttockscroupe - 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
References in classic literature ?
Thanks to the spurs, which served as stirrups, in a moment we were perched upon the croupe; we were well placed and saw everything.
No sooner had they reached the mules, than the Jew, with hasty and trembling hands, secured behind the saddle a small bag of blue buckram, which he took from under his cloak, containing, as be muttered, ``a change of raiment only a change of raiment.'' Then getting upon the animal with more alacrity and haste than could have been anticipated from his years, he lost no time in so disposing of the skirts of his gabardine as to conceal completely from observation the burden which he had thus deposited en croupe.
Another interesting application was an illuminated headliner called SKYFX developed and produced by Crupo Antolin of Burgos, Spain, for the 2013 MY Peugeot 2008 compact SUV from Croupe PSA (Paris).
(99.) Loi federate sur la raise en oeuvre des recommandations du Croupe d'action financiere, revises en 2012 [Federal Law on the Implementation of the Financial Action Task Force Recommendations, Revised in 2012] Dec.
(28.) See Various Authors, La matiere penale au sens de la Convention europeenne des droits de I'homme, flou du droit penal, by Croupe de recherche droits de I'homme et logiques juridiquesMirelle Delmas-Marty, dir.), REV.
Des males avec une femelle toute en croupe, visage ni beau ni laid.
We booked for 6pm and were asked politely if would could leave before 8pm due to a busy Saturday night which was fine with us, however we decided to skip starters with this in mind and started proceedings with a main of Croupe d' agneau which was roast rump of Welsh lamb, served with a butter-bean and potato cake and a red wine and rosemary jus.
See also Jordi Agusti-Panareda, Croupe Banque Mondiale, in Le Droit INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL, (Jean-Marc Thouvenin & Anne Trebilcock eds., 2013) (presenting a social international law approach to the World Bank).