kaross

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noun ka·ross \kə-ˈräs\

Definition of kaross

  1. :  a simple garment or rug of skins used especially by native tribesmen of southern Africa

Origin and Etymology of kaross

Afrikaans karos, from Khoikhoi karo-s, kro-s


First Known Use: circa 1731

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