Meaning of kraal

kraal

Pronunciation: (kräl), [key]
— n.
  1. an enclosure for cattle and other domestic animals in southern Africa.
  2. a village of the native peoples of South Africa, usually surrounded by a stockade or the like and often having a central space for livestock.
  3. such a village as a social unit.
  4. an enclosure where wild animals are exhibited, as in a zoo.
—v.t.
  1. to shut up in a krall, as cattle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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