ETYM Old Eng. rumpe; akin to Dutch romp trunk, body, lg. rump, German rumpf, Dan. rumpe rump, Icel. rumpr, Swed. rumpa rump, tail.
Fleshy hindquarters; behind the loin and above the round.
The upper rounded part of the hindquarters of a quadruped mammal; buttocks; the sacral or dorsal part of the posterior end of a bird.
A cut of meat (as beef) between the loin and round — see beef illustration.
A small or inferior remnant or offshoot; especially; a group (as a parliament) carrying on in the name of the original body after the departure or expulsion of a large number of its members.
2. (Au figuré) Sommet. La croupe de la colline.
1. Base de la queue.
2. (Familier) Derrière.