olio

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noun \ˈō-lē-ˌō\

Definition of olio

plural

olios

  1. 1 :  olla podrida 1

  2. 2 a :  a miscellaneous mixture :  hodgepodge b :  a miscellaneous collection (as of literary or musical selections)

Examples of olio in a sentence

  1. <the performance was an old-fashioned olio of songs, dances, and puppetry>

Origin and Etymology of olio

modification of Spanish olla


First Known Use: circa 1643

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