criollo criollo

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish)
  2. (n) cocoa of superior quality

Usage(s):

  • One of Cuba's favorite dishes is ajiaco criollo, a peppery hash of vegetables, jerked beef and bananas.

News

  • A summer squeeze

    Loading Photo Galleries ... Carlos Matute teaches an American history and government summer class with students Claire Billharz, left, and Rosa Criollo, both 17 and both of Sleepy Hollow, at Sleepy Hollow High School.
    on July 22, 2013     Source: The Journal News

Quotes

  • "The Mexican, whether young or old, criollo or mestizo, general or laborer or lawyer," Paz wrote in "Mexican Masks, seems to me to be a person who shuts himself away to protect himself: his face is a mask and so is his smile."
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Octavio Paz Source: Broward New Times

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