croupe

World English Dictionary
croup or croupe2 (kruːp)
 
n
the hindquarters of a quadruped, esp a horse
 
[C13: from Old French croupe; related to German Kruppe]
 
croupe or croupe2
 
n
 
[C13: from Old French croupe; related to German Kruppe]

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croupe

noun
the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks [syn: hindquarters
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