troupe

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English[edit]

a troupe of entertainers

Etymology[edit]

Attested 1825. Borrowing from French troupe. Ultimately from the same Germanic root as troop.

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troupe (plural troupes)

  1. A company of, often touring, actors, singers or dancers.
  2. Any group of people working together on a shared activity.

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troupe (third-person singular simple present troupes, present participle trouping, simple past and past participle trouped)

  1. (intransitive) To tour with a troupe.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic, usually considered to be unattested Frankish

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troupe f (plural troupes)

  1. troop

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French.

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troupe f (invariable)

  1. troupe, company (theatrical)

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