cri•ol•loPronunciation: (krē-ō'lō; Sp. krē-ô'yô), [key]
—n., pl. -ol•losPronunciation: (-ō'lōz; Sp. -ô'yôs), [key]
a person born in Spanish America but of European, usually Spanish, ancestry. Cf. Creole
a domestic animal of any of several strains or breeds developed in Latin America.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a criollo or criollos.
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