creole
Definition - A language developed by mixing the vocabulary and grammar of other languages. For example, Jamaican Creole consists largely of English words expressed via West African grammar.

Notes:
1. They differ from pidgins because they have the natural-language grammatical features that are normally missing from pidgins. Hence, Steven Pinker describes a creole as: "The language that results when children make a pidgin their native tongue."

Etymology -
The word derives from the Portuguese crioulo, home-born slave. Ultimately, it derives from the Latin creare, to produce or create.

Oxford English Dictionary -
The term's first citation in this sense is from 1879: "I explique myself to her, and she tell me in Creole—[etc.]."
(L. Hearn Creole Sk. (1924) 54)



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