Definition of Croupon

1. the human buttocks [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Croupon

croupades
croupal
croupe
crouped
crouper
croupers
croupes
croupier
croupier's rake
croupiere
croupiers
croupiest
croupily
croupiness
crouping
croupon (current term)
croupons
croupous
croupous bronchitis
croupous laryngitis
croupous lymph
croupous membrane
croups
croupy
crouse
crousely
croustade
croustades
crout
croute

Literary usage of Croupon

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1. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"... pa stagnating, stagnant. croupon, m. (Leather) butt. croûte, /. crust; (Ceram.) rough form of what is to be a plate or other flat object; (Med. ..."

2. A Treatise on the practice of medicine by Roberts Bartholow (1898)
"croupon* pneumonia is unilateral, or, when bilateral, limited to a certain area: catarrhal pneumonia is bilateral and diffused over both lungs. ..."

3. A New and Complete Treatise on the Arts of Tanning, Currying, and Leather by Hippolyte Dussauce (1865)
"The following figure represents a square oiled hide or croupon. Fig. 142. Oiled Leather.—We class under this head a kind of leather prepared without tannin ..."

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