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olla podrida

[ ol-uhpuh-dree-duh; Spanish aw-lyah paw-three-thah, aw-yah ]
/ ˌɒl ə pəˈdri də; Spanish ˌɔ lyɑ pɔˈðri ðɑ, ˌɔ yɑ /
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noun
a spicy Spanish stew of sausage and other meat, chickpeas, and often tomatoes and other vegetables.
an incongruous mixture or miscellany; olio.
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Origin of olla podrida

1590–1600; <Spanish: literally, rotten pot
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British Dictionary definitions for olla podrida

olla podrida
/ (pɒˈdriːdə, Spanish poˈðriða) /

noun
a Spanish dish, consisting of a stew with beans, sausages, etc
an assortment; miscellany

Word Origin for olla podrida

literally: rotten pot
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