grippe

[ grip ]
/ grɪp /

noun Pathology. (formerly)

Origin of grippe

1770–80; < French, noun derivative of gripper to seize suddenly < Germanic; akin to grip, gripe

OTHER WORDS FROM grippe

gripp·al, adjectivegrippe·like, adjectivepost·grip·pal, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH 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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Medicine definitions for grippe

grippe

n.

influenza
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