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Definition of kreef in English:

noun

South African informal
A spiny lobster of southern Africa.
  • Jasus lalandii, family Palinuridae
Example sentences
  • Paternoster is a traditional fishing village along the west coast famed for its ‘kreef’ and the hotel bar.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Afrikaans, from Dutch kreeft 'lobster'.

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