often capitalized usually disparaging + offensive : german

Word History


German, cabbage, from Old High German krūt

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of kraut was in 1855

Dictionary Entries Near kraut

Cite this Entry

“Kraut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kraut. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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