Krio

noun
\ ˈkrē-ō How to pronounce Krio (audio) \

Definition of Krio

: an English-based creole spoken in Sierra Leone

First Known Use of Krio

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Krio

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

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