Grippe meaning

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(pathology) Influenza, the flu .
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Origin of grippe

  • French from Old French claw, quarrel from gripper to seize, grasp from Frankish grīpan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • [18th Century] Borrowing from French grippe, from gripper (“to seize”), of Germanic origin; German greifen (“to grip”)

    From Wiktionary