creolize

verb cre·ol·ize \ ˈkrē-ə-ˌlīz , ˈkrē-ˌō- \

Definition of creolize

creolized; creolizing
transitive verb
: to cause (a pidginized language) to become a creole in a speech community

creolization

play \ˌkrē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌkrē-(ˌ)ō-\ noun

First Known Use of creolize

1833


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