kraut

noun
\ ˈkrau̇t How to pronounce kraut (audio) \

Definition of kraut

2 often capitalized, usually disparaging + offensive : german

First Known Use of kraut

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for kraut

German, cabbage, from Old High German krūt

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“Kraut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kraut. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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