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1derogatory A German.
2US [mass noun] Sauerkraut.
- ‘This year we'll do 175,000 tons of sauerkraut, which is a lot of kraut.’
- ‘This was a nice bed of hot kraut with beefy pig chunks and a nice greasy slab of bacon with the herbs and mustard - good autumnal beer food, refined but not over-refined.’
- ‘He was picking up some sausage and kraut for his mom.’
- ‘The crêpe stuffed with kraut was decent, said he, but nothing like his mama's.’
- ‘Lana had only said no onions or chili; she hadn't said a thing about kraut.’
- ‘The common threads here seem to be cabbage and the process of fermentation, both key elements in kimchee and kraut.’
Late 18th century (in Kraut): from German, cabbage; Kraut, 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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