- a person of Spanish descent born in Spanish America
- any of various domestic animals bred in Latin America
Origin: Sp: see Creole
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noun pl. cri·ol·los
- Of or relating to a criollo or criollos.
- Indigenous to or characteristic of a Spanish-American country: criollo cattle; a criollo dish.
Origin: Spanish; see Creole.