Definition of olla podrida
plural olla podridas play \-ˈdrē-dəz\ also ollas podridas
1 : a rich highly seasoned stew of meat and vegetables usually including sausage and chick-peas that is slowly simmered and is a traditional Spanish and Latin-American dish
2 : hodgepodge
Examples of olla podrida
<the olla podrida of tongues that one hears on the streets of a bustling metropolis like New York City>
Origin of olla podrida
Spanish, literally, rotten pot
First Known Use: 1599
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