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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish).

Usage examples (30)
  • Deco, Baroque, Spanish colonial and Latin American criollo styles.
  • The Cuino and some other Latin American criollo types are threatened, as are most of Africa's traditional breeds.
  • Rosales is criollo, that is, there is at least one African American ancestor in his gene pool.
  • Williamson lays stress on the word criollo, which in Argentina is cognate with "Creole" without having at all the same meaning. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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