Etymology
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kraal (n.)

"village, pen, enclosure," 1731, South African, from colonial Dutch kraal, from Portuguese curral "pen or enclosure for animals" (see corral (n.)).

updated on April 08, 2016

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Definitions of kraal from WordNet

kraal (n.)
a village of huts for native Africans in southern Africa; usually surrounded by a stockade;
kraal (n.)
a pen for livestock in southern Africa;
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