[kree-uh-lahyzd] /ˈkri əˌlaɪzd/
(of a language) formerly a pidgin but now the native language of a group of speakers, with consequent enrichment of the vocabulary by borrowing and creation.
[kree-uh-lahyz] /ˈkri əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), creolized, creolizing.
to render (a language) .
verb (used without object), creolized, creolizing.
to become creolized.
(of a language) incorporating a considerable range of features from one or more unrelated languages, as the result of contact between language communities
[kree-on] /ˈkri ɒn/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a king of Thebes, the brother of Jocasta and the uncle of Eteocles, Polynices, and Antigone. /ˈkriːɒn/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the successor to Oedipus as king of Thebes; the brother of Jocasta See also Antigone
/krɪˈɒfəɡəs/ adjective 1. flesh-eating or carnivorous
[kree-uh-sawl, -sol] /ˈkri əˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless oily liquid, C 8 H 10 O 2 , having an agreeable odor and a burning taste, obtained from wood tar and guaiacum resin: used as a disinfectant, in the manufacture of resins, and in ore flotation. /ˈkriːəˌsɒl/ noun 1. a colourless or pale yellow […]
[kree-uh-soht] /ˈkri əˌsoʊt/ noun 1. an oily liquid having a burning taste and a penetrating odor, obtained by the distillation of coal and wood tar, used mainly as a preservative for wood and as an antiseptic. 2. . verb (used with object), creosoted, creosoting. 3. to treat with creosote. /ˈkrɪəˌsəʊt/ noun 1. a colourless or […]