criollo


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cri·ol·lo

 (krē-ō′lō, -yō)
n. pl. cri·ol·los (-lōz, -yōs)
A Spanish American of European, usually Spanish ancestry.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a criollo or criollos.
2. Indigenous to or characteristic of a Spanish-American country: criollo cattle; a criollo dish.

[Spanish; see Creole.]

criollo

(kriːˈəʊləʊ; Spanish ˈkrjoʎo)
n, pl -los (-ləʊz; Spanish -ʎos)
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Latin America of European descent, esp of Spanish descent
2. (Breeds)
a. any of various South American breeds of domestic animal
b. (as modifier): a criollo pony.
3. (Cookery) a high-quality variety of cocoa
adj
4. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of a criollo or criollos
5. (Breeds) of, relating to, or characteristic of a criollo or criollos
[Spanish: native; see creole]

cri•ol•lo

(kriˈoʊ loʊ, -ˈoʊ yoʊ, -ˈoʊl yoʊ)

n., pl. -ol•los,
adj. n.
1. a person born in Spanish America but of European, usu. Spanish, ancestry.
2. a domestic animal of any of several strains or breeds developed in Latin America.
adj.
3. native; indigenous.
[1905–10; < Sp; see Creole]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.criollo - a Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish); "Mexico is a country of mestizos, criollos, and indigenes"
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Hispanic, Hispanic American, Spanish American - an American whose first language is Spanish
2.criollo - cocoa of superior quality
cocoa - powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed
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En la tabla 2 y la figura 1 se muestran los valores promedio y la desviacion estandar de la concentracion de sodio, potasio y cloro en el sudor del caballo Criollo Colombiano.
Un caso ejemplar de esta situacion es el criollo ingles hablado en la isla de San Andres, Colombia.
Instable puente: la construccion del letrado criollo en la obra de Juan de Espinosa Medrano.
It comes from a rare and highly prized Criollo and Forastero blend that makes up only a minor percentage of the world's total production.
El espanol y el criollo haitiano: contacto linguistico y adquisicion de segunda lengua.
From the time of his youth, guitar music was, for Borges, a siren's call awakening his poetic sensibilities and alerting his ethnographic curiosity as he embraced Argentine traditional culture and searched for a criollo voice.
En la actualidad, segun se desprende de lo reportado en diversos estudios cualitativos y cuantitativos (Margery 1993c, Quesada Pacheco 2008a, Sanchez Avendano 2009a), se puede afirmar que cuatro de las lenguas habladas historicamente en el territorio costarricense estan atravesando por un proceso de desplazamiento: el malecu (maleku, guatuso), el bribri, el cabecar y el ingles criollo limonense (Limon English, creole, mekaytelyw, mecateliu, Limon tak).
Claro que el Unico tiene un perfil adecuado: ayuda ser cuando menos criollo, educado desde un principio en excelentes centros educativos extranjeros (desde la primaria en el MIT seria de lo mas conveniente).
So Go's mom, a chef and engineer who's also a kitchen consultant, headed to Davao to see for herself what sort of cacao was available there-and discovered, by talking to local farmers, that what could have been a national treasure, in the form of the extremely rare criollo porcelana variety of cacao, had been taken for granted for centuries because of the farmers' lack of knowledge of its worth.
Se utilizaron machos bovinos destetados (n = 44) de diferentes edades y tres predominios raciales (Brahman, Criollo Limonero y Pardo Suizo) pertenecientes a la Estacion Local El Guayabo del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agricolas (INIA), ubicada en la poblacion de El Guayabo, estado Zulia, que se caracteriza por ser una zona de bosque humedo tropical, con una temperatura promedio de 28[grados]C y una humedad relativa de 80% [16].
The first three groups were the Annobon, presented by Gaudencio Villa, the Fang, presented by the member of the Equatorial Guinea Academy of the Spanish Language, Juan Bautista Osubita, and the Criollo ethnic group, with Katy Grange Bamishe.