Definition of krantz
: a sheer cliff or precipice in southern Africa crawled forward and looked over the edge of the krantz — Stuart Cloete
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Origin and Etymology of krantz
Afrikaans krans, literally, wreath, from Dutch, from Middle Dutch crans
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