From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kraal \Kraal\ (kr[aum]l or kr[add]l; 277), n. [D., a village,
   inclosure, park, prob. fr. Pg. curral a cattle pen; the same
   word as Sp. corral. See Corral.]
   1. A collection of huts within a stockade; a village;
      sometimes, a single hut. [South Africa]
      [1913 Webster]

   2. An inclosure into which are driven wild elephants which
      are to be tamed and educated. [Ceylon]
      [1913 Webster]
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