- a traditional South African village, typically of huts surrounded by a stockade
- a fenced enclosure for cattle or sheep in South Africa; pen
Origin of kraalAfrik, village, pen, enclosure from Portuguese curral, pen for cattle; akin to Spanish corral, corral
to shut up in a kraal
- A rural village, typically consisting of huts surrounded by a stockade.
- An enclosure for livestock.
Origin of kraalAfrikaans from Portuguese curral pen perhaps from Vulgar Latin currāle enclosure for carts ; see corral .