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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.]
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Word Length Dictionary COUSCOUSSOUS 12 OED COOSCOOSOOS 11 OED COUSCOOSOOS 11 OED COUSCOUSOUS 11 OED COUSCOUSSOU 11 OED COUSCOOSOO 10 OED COUSCOUSOU 10 OED CUSCOUSOUS 10 UWD COROCOROS 9 OED CURUCUCUS 9 UWD CUSCOUSOU 9 UWD OOSPOROUS 9 UWD OUROBOROS 9 OED SUBGROUPS 9 UWD SUCCUBOUS 9 UWD SURUCUCUS 9 UWD UROPODOUS 9 UWD CROUPOUS 8 UWD CURUCUCU 8 UWD ORDUROUS 8 OED PRODRUGS 8 UWD PROSODUS 8 UWD PROSORUS 8 UWD SOURPUSS 8 UWD SUBGROUP 8 UWD SUCCOURS 8 UWD SUCCUBUS 8 UWD SUDOROUS 8 OED SURUCUCU 8 UWD SUSURRUS 8 UWD Can readers improve on any of the selections here?
Tanaka contacted croupous pneumonia and was transferred to Japan to be discharged in 1941.