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kraal  audio  (krôl, kräl) KEY 

NOUN:
South African
  1. A rural village, typically consisting of huts surrounded by a stockade.
  2. An enclosure for livestock.

ETYMOLOGY:
Afrikaans, from Portuguese curral, pen, perhaps from Vulgar Latin *currle, enclosure for carts ; see corral


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