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kraal

noun \ ˈkrȯl , ˈkräl \

Definition of kraal

1 a : a village of southern African natives
b : the native village community
2 : an enclosure for animals especially in southern Africa

Origin and Etymology of kraal

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


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kraal

verb

Definition of kraal

kraaled; kraaling; kraals
: to pen in a kraal

First Known Use of kraal

1827

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