Kru·​ger·​rand ˈkrü-gər-ˌrand How to pronounce Krugerrand (audio)
variants or less commonly krugerrand
: a one-ounce gold coin of the Republic of South Africa

Examples of Krugerrand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last year a 1978 South Africa Krugerrand was found wrapped in a $2 bill in the kettle outside the store, and a 1978 Krugerrand has made appearances in Naperville in previous years as well, Naperville Sun archives show. Suzanne Baker,, 4 Dec. 2020

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Word History


S. J. P. Kruger + rand

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Krugerrand was in 1967

Dictionary Entries Near Krugerrand

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“Krugerrand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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