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kraal

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noun \ˈkrȯl, ˈkräl\

Definition of kraal

  1. 1 a :  a village of southern African natives b :  the native village community

  2. 2 :  an enclosure for animals especially in southern Africa



Origin of kraal

Afrikaans, from Portuguese curral pen for cattle, enclosure, from Vulgar Latin *currale enclosure for vehicles — more at corral


First Known Use: 1731

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kraal

verb

Definition of kraal

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to pen in a kraal



1827

First Known Use of kraal

1827


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