Definition of olio
1 : olla podrida sense 1 The Spanish restaurant offered an olio containing a variety of ingredients.
2a : a miscellaneous mixture : hodgepodge … an incredible bourgeois olio of fancy stonework, stained glass, and light-opera staircases …— R. H. Rovere
b : a miscellaneous collection (as of literary or musical selections) This olio of broadsides, speeches, letters, poems, and other documents …— S. R. Slaton
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