What is Creole?
Creole definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a person born in the West Indies or Spanish America but of European, usually Spanish, ancestry.
a person born in Louisiana but of usually French ancestry.
(sometimes lowercase) a person of mixed black and European, especially French or Spanish, ancestry who speaks a creolized form of French or Spanish.
(usually lowercase) a creolized language; a pidgin that has become the native language of a speech community.Compare pidgin.
the creolized French language of the descendants of the original settlers of Louisiana.Compare Cajun.
(usually lowercase) Archaic. a black person born in the New World, as distinguished from one brought there from Africa.
(sometimes lowercase) of, relating to, or characteristic of a Creole or Creoles.
(usually lowercase) Cookery. indicating a spicy sauce or dish made especially with tomatoes, peppers, onions, celery, and seasonings, and often served with rice.
(sometimes lowercase) bred or growing in a country, but of foreign origin, as an animal or plant.