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croup

Definitions of croup
  1. noun
    a disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing
    synonyms: spasmodic laryngitis
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    type of:
    angina
    any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain
  2. noun
    the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
    synonyms: croupe, hindquarters, rump
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    types:
    haunch
    the loin and leg of a quadruped
    type of:
    body part
    any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
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