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 (kro͞o′gə-rănd′, -ränd′)
A one-ounce gold coin of the Republic of South Africa.

[Afrikaans : after Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (1825-1904), South African politician + rand, rand; see rand1.]


(Currencies) a South African coin used for investment only and containing 1 troy ounce of gold
[C20: from S. J. P. Kruger + rand1]


(ˈkru gəˌrænd, -ˌrɑnd)

(sometimes l.c.) a one-ounce gold coin of the Republic of South Africa, equal to 25 rand.


[ˈkruːgəˌrænd] Nkrugerrand m
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The Krugerrands went back to a surprised and very happy family in Wales after police confirmed they were the rightful owners.
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Each owner had put up 10,000 gold Krugerrands, with the crews set to share in the handsome prize.
But McGaw says one doesn't have to purchase Krugerrands or gold bars to gain exposure to the gold prices.