olla podrida

ol·la po·dri·da

noun \-pə-ˈdrē-də\
plural olla podridas \-ˈdrē-dəz\ also ollas podridas

Definition of OLLA PODRIDA

:  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

Examples of OLLA PODRIDA

  1. <the olla podrida of tongues that one hears on the streets of a bustling metropolis like New York City>


Spanish, literally, rotten pot
First Known Use: 1599


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