Olla Definition

ŏlə, ōyä
noun
A large-mouthed pot or jar of earthenware.
Webster's New World
A highly spiced stew of meat and vegetables.
Webster's New World
An olla podrida.
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Other Word Forms of Olla

Noun

Singular:
olla
Plural:
ollas

Origin of Olla

  • Spanish olla, from Latin olla, aulla; akin to the Sanskrit उखा (ukhā, “pot"), and probably to Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌷𐌽𐍃 (auhns, “oven").

    From Wiktionary

  • Spanish from Old Spanish from Latin variant of aula, aulla pot, jar

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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