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Line breaks: Kraut
Pronunciation: /kraʊt

Definition of Kraut in English:


1 derogatory A German.
2 (kraut) [mass noun] US Sauerkraut.
Example sentences
  • The common threads here seem to be cabbage and the process of fermentation, both key elements in kimchee and kraut.
  • Lana had only said no onions or chili; she hadn't said a thing about kraut.
  • This year we'll do 175,000 tons of sauerkraut, which is a lot of kraut.


late 18th century (in sense 2): from German, 'cabbage'; sense 1, which was frequently used during the First World War or Second World War, probably alludes to the use of cabbage as an ingredient in dishes considered typical of German cuisine.

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