Olla meaning

ŏlə, ōyä
A pot used for cooling water by evaporation in Latin America.
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(southwestern us) A rounded earthenware pot or jar, used especially for cooking or for carrying water.
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An olla podrida.
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A large-mouthed pot or jar of earthenware.
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A highly spiced stew of meat and vegetables.
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A cooking-pot or earthenware jar used in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries.
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Origin of olla

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

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

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

    From Wiktionary