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oloroso

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noun olo·ro·so \ˌō-lə-ˈrō-(ˌ)sō\

Definition of oloroso

plural

olorosos

  1. :  a dry full-bodied Spanish sherry



Origin and Etymology of oloroso

Spanish, from oloroso fragrant, from olor odor, from Latin, from olēre to smell — more at odor


First Known Use: 1876

Rhymes with oloroso


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