croupous

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croup1 (kruːp)
 
n
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]
 
'croupous1
 
adj
 
'croupy1
 
adj

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