Definition of Kris Kringle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Kris Kringle

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkrɪs ˈkrɪŋɡl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkrɪs ˈkrɪŋɡl//
 
(North American English)
 
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= Santa Claus From Christkindl, the German for ‘Christ child’.
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