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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