Kapo

or ka·po

[ kah-poh ]

noun
  1. a Nazi concentration camp prisoner who was given privileges in return for supervising prisoner work gangs: often a common criminal and frequently brutal to fellow inmates.

Origin of Kapo

1
<German, perhaps shortening of French caporalcorporal2

Words Nearby Kapo

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How to use Kapo in a sentence

  • Li estis malbela malalta persono, kun senhara Kapo kaj dika korpo, sed malgraŭ tio li estis treege bona, nobla kaj saĝa.

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