[aw-lyah, aw-yah; English ol-uh]
- a pot, especially an earthen pot for holding water, cooking, etc.
- a stew.
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Examples from the Web for olla
A kind of chick-pea, much used in Spain, especially in the olla podrida.Roman Catholicism in Spain
She started down here at nine o'clock with her doll and her olla.The Forbidden Trail
Rosita set the olla on one side, and placed the comal over the coals.The White Chief
And, lifting the olla, she tapped it, and signed the way to him.Red Men and White
“The one that grabbed the olla from you,” Florence breathed.Crossed Trails in Mexico
Nell Virginia Fairfax and Helen Allan Ripley
- a cooking pot
- short for olla podrida
Spanish, from Latin olla, variant of aulla pot
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