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Creole

noun uk   /kriˈəʊl/ us    /-ˈoʊl/

Creole noun (LANGUAGE)

[C or U] an American or Caribbean language that is a combination of a European language and another language and is a main language in parts of the southern US and the Caribbean

Creole noun (PERSON)

[C] someone who is related to the first Europeans who came to the Caribbean or the southern US [C] a person of mixed African and European origin who speaks Creole
Creole
adjective uk   us  
I love Creole cooking, so hot and spicy.
Translations of “Creole”
in Chinese (Traditional) (多種語言混合形成的)混合語…
in Chinese (Simplified) (多种语言混合形成的)混合语…
(Definition of Creole noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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