There are 2 definitions of roup in English:

roup1

Syllabification: roup
Pronunciation: /ro͞op
 
/
chiefly Scottish & Northern English

noun

  • An auction.

verb

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  • Sell (something) by auction: his effects were rouped

Origin

Middle English (in the sense 'roar, croak'): of Scandinavian origin; compare with Old Norse raupa 'boast, brag'.

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Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively

There are 2 definitions of roup in English:

roup2

Syllabification: roup
Pronunciation: /
 
ro͞op/

noun

  • An infectious disease of poultry affecting the respiratory tract.

Derivatives

roupy

adjective

Origin

mid 16th century: of unknown origin.

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Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively