- a person of Spanish descent born in Spanish America
- any of various domestic animals bred in Latin America
Origin of criolloSp: see Creole
designating or of a criollo or criollos
A Spanish American of European, usually Spanish ancestry.
- Of or relating to a criollo or criollos.
- Indigenous to or characteristic of a Spanish-American country: criollo cattle; a criollo dish.
Origin of criolloSpanish; see Creole.