Meaning of kreef in English:

kreef

Pronunciation /kriːf/

noun

informal South African
  • A spiny lobster of southern Africa.

    Jasus lalandii, family Palinuridae

    • ‘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’.