Oloroso meaning

ōlə-rōsō, -zō
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A full-bodied, medium-sweet sherry.
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A dark, medium-sweet sherry.
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A type of sherry, darker and smoother than fino sherry, used as a base for sweetened sherries.
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Origin of oloroso

  • Italian fragrant from Late Latin olōrōsus variant of odōrōsus from Latin odor odōr- odor

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

  • From Spanish

    From Wiktionary