Synonyms
Etymology

1. croup

noun. ['ˈkruːp'] a disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing.

Synonyms

  • spasmodic laryngitis

Etymology

  • croup (Scots)
  • croupe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • croupe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Croup

  • intergroup
  • guadeloupe
  • guadalupe
  • regroup
  • stroupe
  • stroup
  • stroope
  • stroop
  • recoup
  • alleyoop
  • whoop
  • troupe
  • troup
  • troop
  • throop
  • swoope
  • swoop
  • stoup
  • stoop
  • snoop
  • sloop
  • scoop
  • hupe
  • grupe
  • groupe
  • group
  • drupe
  • droop
  • soup
  • shupe

Example sentences of the word croup


1. Noun, singular or mass
The oil from the tree has been used as an antiseptic and to cure tuberculosis, bronchitis and croup.

2. croup

noun. ['ˈkruːp'] the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks.

Synonyms

  • rump
  • body part
  • hindquarters
  • haunch
  • bird
  • quadruped

Antonyms

  • carinate
  • biped
  • bipedal

Etymology

  • croup (Scots)
  • croupe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • croupe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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