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Creole

Cre·ole

Creole

 
pronunciation:
kri ol
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person of European descent, esp. French or Spanish, born in Central or South America, the West Indies, or the United States Gulf region.
definition 2: a person of mixed European and African ancestry.
definition 3: the dialect spoken by these persons. (Cf. Cajun.)
definition 4: (l.c.) a mixed language developed when two groups having different languages, after an extensive period of time and interaction, combine the vocabulary, grammar, and usage of the two languages into a third dialect in which one of the first is usu. dominant.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: (sometimes l.c.) of or relating to a Creole or Creoles.
definition 2: (l.c.) prepared with tomatoes, peppers, and seasonings, as a sauce or dish.
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