person of "pure" Spanish descent. Top of the Mexican Caste System.
Historically an Argentinian-born person of Spanish descent. Used today in two ways: as a general term for Argentinian (as in comida criolla, traditional Argentinian food) and used by indigenous people to refer to those of non-indigenous descent.
Creole: Spaniard born and raised in Spanish America.
a Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish); "Mexico is a country of mestizos, criollos, and indigenes"
A Spanish word for a coastal Peruvian born in Peru.
person of Spanish descent born in America.
A criollo was a person of Spanish descent born in the Americas or in the West Indies.
Criollo, in the Spanish colonial Castas (caste system) of Latin America, was a person born in the Spanish colonies deemed to have "Pureza de Sangre" (Spanish for "Purity of Blood") in respect to the individual's European ancestry.