Definition of croupade in English:


Line breaks: croup|ade
Pronunciation: /krʊˈpeɪd/

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  • A movement performed in classical riding, in which the horse leaps from the ground with its legs tucked under its body.


mid 17th century: French, from Italian groppata, from groppa 'croup'.

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