HyperDic: croup

English > 2 senses of the word croup:
NOUNstatecroup, spasmodic laryngitisa disease of infants and young children
animalcroup, hindquarters, croupe, rumpthe part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
croup > pronunciation
Soundskruw'p
Rhymescoop ... whoop: 27 rhymes with uwp...
English > croup: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing.
Synonymspasmodic laryngitis
BroaderanginaAny disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain
Spanishlaringitis espasmódica
Adjectivescroupyresembling or arising from or indicating croup
English > croup: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningThe part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks.
Synonymshindquarters, croupe, rump
Part ofbirdwarm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
quadrupedAn animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
NarrowerhaunchThe loin and leg of a quadruped
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishanca, ancas, cuartos traseros, culata, grupa, posaderas, rabadilla, trasero
Catalanculata, darrere, gropa

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