kaross

kaross

[kuh-ros]
noun
a cloak or rug of animal skins used in southern Africa.

Origin:
1725–35; < Afrikaans karos, probably < Khoikhoi

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kaross (kəˈrɒs)
 
n
a garment of skins worn by indigenous peoples in southern Africa
 
[C18: from Afrikaans karos, perhaps from Dutch kuras, from French cuirassecuirass]

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