kaross

noun
ka·​ross | \ kə-ˈräs How to pronounce kaross (audio) \

Definition of kaross

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

First Known Use of kaross

circa 1731, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kaross

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

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The first known use of kaross was circa 1731

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“Kaross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kaross. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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