Meaning of criollo

cri•ol•lo

Pronunciation: (krē-ō'lō Sp. krē-ô'yô), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ol•los
—n.
  1. a person born in Spanish America but of European, usually Spanish, ancestry. Cf. Creole (def. 1).
  2. a domestic animal of any of several strains or breeds developed in Latin America.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a criollo or criollos.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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