Creole is defined as a person who is descended from blacks and Europeans such as Spaniards and Portuguese who settled the Gulf States, or white descendants of French settlers in Louisiana.(noun)
The definition of Creole is something relating to Creoles, the people of French descent who live in Louisiana or people who live in the Gulf states and the Caribbean who are descendants of Spaniards, Portuguese and Blacks.(adjective)
An example of creole used as an adjective is creole culture, a description for something related to the culture of French descendants in Louisiana.
See Creole in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr créole < Sp criollo < Port crioulo, native to the region, born at home < criar, to rear, nourish < L creare, create
See Creole in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French créole
Origin: , from Spanish criollo, person native to a locality
Origin: , from Portuguese crioulo
Origin: , diminutive of cria, person raised in the house, especially a servant
Origin: , from criar, to bring up
Origin: , from Latin creāre, to beget; see ker-2 in Indo-European roots.
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