noun \ˈklan\

Definition of KLAN

:  an organization of Ku Kluxers; also :  a subordinate unit of such an organization
Klan·ism \-ˌi-zəm\ noun
Klans·man \ˈklanz-mən\ noun

Origin of KLAN

(Ku Klux) Klan
First Known Use: 1867

Rhymes with KLAN


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