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 (krē-ō′lō, -yō)
n. pl. cri·ol·los (-lōz, -yōs)
A Spanish American of European, usually Spanish ancestry.
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.]


(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
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]


(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.
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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From the creamy texture of the solid white Alubia Criolla, a runner bean, to the way the small yellow zolofino, a staple in Italy, complements a fine Tuscan olive oil, Sando details the attributes of each in one-page profiles with facing color photos.
En Chile se le asignaron dos obras prioritarias: la construccion de la catedral de Santiago, que habia sido destruida varias veces en el siglo a causa de los frecuentes seismos y solo se habia reconstruido parcialmente; y el diseno de un edificio que albergara la Casa de la Moneda, una de las aspiraciones mas sentidas de la elite criolla de la epoca, que esperaba evitar asi la dependencia financiera del Peru.
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