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Noun: creole  'kree,ówl
  1. A mother tongue that originates from contact between two languages
Noun: Creole  'kree,ówl
  1. A person descended from French ancestors in southern United States (especially Louisiana)
     
  2. A person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America
Adjective: Creole  'kree,ówl
  1. Of or relating to a language that arises from contact between two other languages and has features of both
    "Creole grammars"
     
  2. Of or relating to or characteristic of native-born persons of French descent in Louisiana
    "Creole cooking"

Derived forms: Creoles, creoles

Type of: American, natural language, tongue

Encyclopedia: Creole