variants: or less commonly krans \ ˈkran(t)s , -​ä-​ \
plural -es

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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History and Etymology for krantz

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

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“Krantz.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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