[ kree-oh-luh; Spanish kree-aw-yah ]
/ kriˈoʊ lə; Spanish kriˈɔ yɑ /
noun, plural cri·ol·las [kree-oh-luhz; Spanish kree-aw-yahs]. /kriˈoʊ ləz; Spanish kriˈɔ yɑs/.
a woman or girl born in Spanish America but of European, usually Spanish, ancestry.
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Origin of criolla
<Spanish; feminine of criollo
Words nearby criolla
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