crioulo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese crioulo.

Noun[edit]

crioulo (plural crioulos)

  1. A native horse of South America, known for its speed and endurance.

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown but usually associated with cria (offspring) or criar (to breed; to rear). Possibly a corruption of criadouro (breeding place).

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Noun[edit]

crioulo m (plural crioulos, feminine crioula, feminine plural crioulas)

  1. (historical) criollo (a descendant of European settlers who is born in a colony)
  2. (historical) a slave born in the house of his master
  3. (historical) a black person born in the Americas
  4. Creole (a person of mixed black and European ancestry born in a colony or former colony)
  5. (Brazil, dated, usually offensive) nigger; negro (a person of sub-Saharan African descent)
    Synonyms: preto, negro (neutral)
  6. crioulo (a horse breed of South America)
  7. (linguistics) creole (a language that arises from the adoption of a pidgin as a first language)
    Crioulos de base portuguesa.
    Portuguese-based Creole languages.
  8. (uncountable) Cape Verdean Creole; Crioulo

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Adjective[edit]

crioulo m (feminine singular crioula, masculine plural crioulos, feminine plural crioulas, comparable)

  1. Creole (of mixed black and European descent)
  2. Creole (pertaining to Creole culture)
    Eu adoro música crioula.
    I love Creole music.
  3. (Brazil, dated, usually offensive) black (of sub-Saharan African descent)
  4. (linguistics) relating to creole languages