ole

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adjective \ˈōl\

Definition of ole

  1. :  old

Origin and Etymology of ole

by alteration


First Known Use: circa 1832


ole-

combining form

Definition of ole-

  1. :  oil <oleograph>

Variants of ole-

or

oleo-

Origin and Etymology of ole-

French olé-, oléo-, from Latin ole-, from oleum — more at oil


-ole

noun combining form

Definition of -ole

  1. 1 :  chemical compound containing a 5-membered usually heterocyclic ring <pyrrole>

  2. 2 :  chemical compound not containing hydroxyl <eucalyptol> —especially in names of ethers <safrole>

Variants of -ole

less commonly

-ol

Origin and Etymology of -ole

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin oleum


olé

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noun \ō-ˈlā\

Definition of olé

  1. :  2bravo

Origin and Etymology of olé

Spanish


First Known Use: 1922


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