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grippe

[ grip ]
/ grɪp /
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noun Older Use.
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Origin of grippe

First recorded in 1770–80; from French, noun derivative of gripper “to seize suddenly,” from Germanic; akin to grip, gripe

OTHER WORDS FROM grippe

grippal, adjectivegrippelike, adjectivepost·grip·pal, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH grippe

grip, gripe, grippe
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British Dictionary definitions for grippe

grippe

grip

/ (ɡrɪp) /

noun
a former name for influenza

Word Origin for grippe

C18: from French grippe, from gripper to seize, of Germanic origin; see grip 1
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Medical definitions for grippe

grippe

n.
influenza
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