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grippe

also grip  (grĭp)
n.

[French, from Old French, claw, quarrel, from gripper, to seize, grasp, from Frankish *grīpan.]

grip′py adj.

grippe

(ɡrɪp) or

grip

n
(Pathology) a former name for influenza
[C18: from French grippe, from gripper to seize, of Germanic origin; see grip1]

grippe

(grɪp)

n.
Older Use. influenza.
[1770–80; < French gripper to seize < Germanic; akin to grip, gripe]
grip′py, adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grippe - an acute febrile highly contagious viral diseasegrippe - an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
contagion, contagious disease - any disease easily transmitted by contact
Asian influenza, Asiatic flu - influenza caused by the Asian virus that was first isolated in 1957
swine flu, swine influenza - an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease of swine caused by the orthomyxovirus thought to be the same virus that caused the 1918 influenza pandemic
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
Translations

grippe

n (dated US) → Grippe f
References in classic literature ?
A severe and unseason -able attack of grippe had confined that good lady to her house ever since the occasion of her last visit to Green Gables.
Rachel came, wandering at her own sweet will through the lush, tremu- lous grasses splashed with ruddy evening sunshine; so that good lady had an excellent chance to talk her illness fully over, describing every ache and pulse beat with such evident enjoyment that Marilla thought even grippe must bring its compensations.
She was, as she said, suffering from la grippe; grippe being then a new word in St.
If he hadn't starved himself, he wouldn't have been caught by La Grippe. He had been run down, and he had not had the strength to throw off the germ of disease which had invaded his system.
His old friend, Billy Murphy, was laid up with la grippe, and one of his children, playing in the street, had been seriously injured by a passing wagon.
There came pneumonia and grippe, stalking among them, seeking for weakened constitutions; there was the annual harvest of those whom tuberculosis had been dragging down.
Le ministere de la Sante, de la Population et de la Reforme hospitaliere (MSPRH) a rappele certaines precautions a prendre, en raison des fortes baisses de temperature, permettant d'eviter de nombreuses complications a l'issue parfois fatale. Il s'agit de la vaccination contre la grippe saisonniere, a precise le MSPRH, relevant qu'il [beaucoup moins que] n'est pas trop tard [beaucoup plus grand que] pour se faire vacciner notamment pour les malades chroniques, les personnes agees et les femmes enceintes.
Controles severes a l'importation suite a la reapparition de la grippe aviaire
Son bras d'honneur adresse au public du Parc des Princes qui avait fini par le prendre en grippe, en decembre 2006 contre Nice ?
[beaucoup moins que] Triste de voir les moyens utilises pour repandre des mensonges [beaucoup plus grand que] Dans les colonnes de SportYou, la mere du milieu de terrain du Real Madrid charge les detracteurs de son fils et notamment un journaliste, Federico Jimenez Losantos, qui aurait pris en grippe James : [beaucoup moins que] Je suis restee loin de tous les commentaires nocifs contre James et Daniela (la femme de James, ndrl).
Le vaccin contre la grippe saisonniere cette annee a une efficacite reduite en raison de la mutation du virus dominant en circulation, mais offre en revanche une protection contre la nouvelle souche tres virulente H7N9 apparue en Chine en 2013, selon des chercheurs.