criollo definition by Webster's New World
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- a person of Spanish descent born in Spanish America
- any of various domestic animals bred in Latin America
Origin: Sp: see Creole
designating or of a criollo or criollos
criollo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. cri·ol·los
A Spanish American of European, usually Spanish descent.adjective
- 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.