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olla

noun ol·la \ˈä-lə, ˈi-ə\

Definition of OLLA

:  a large bulging widemouthed earthenware vessel sometimes with looped handles used (as by Pueblo Indians) for storage, cooking, or as a container for water

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Origin of OLLA

Spanish, from Latin olla, aulla pot; akin to Sanskrit ukhā pot and probably to Gothic auhns oven
First Known Use: 1622

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