krantz

noun

variants or less commonly krans
ˈkran(t)s,
-ä-
plural -es
: a sheer cliff or precipice in southern Africa
crawled forward and looked over the edge of the krantzStuart Cloete

Word History

Etymology

Afrikaans krans, literally, wreath, from Dutch, from Middle Dutch crans

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“Krantz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/krantz. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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