Krio

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noun \ˈkrē-ō\

Definition of Krio

  1. :  an English-based creole spoken in Sierra Leone

Origin and Etymology of krio

Krio, speaker of Krio, Krio language, perhaps from Yoruba Kiriyó Christian, ultimately from Portuguese crioulo Creole


First Known Use: 1955


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