oloroso

[ oh-luh-roh-soh ]
/ ˌoʊ ləˈroʊ soʊ /
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noun

a medium-dry sherry of Spain.

Nearby words

  1. ology,
  2. ololiuqui,
  3. olomouc,
  4. olongapo,
  5. olonos,
  6. olpe,
  7. olsen,
  8. olson,
  9. olson, charles,
  10. olsztyn

Origin of oloroso

1875–80; < Spanish: literally, sweet-smelling, equivalent to olor smell (< Latin (variant of odor odor), equivalent to ol(ēre) to give off a smell + -or -or1) + -oso -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for oloroso

oloroso

/ (ˌɒləˈrəʊsəʊ) /

noun

a full-bodied golden-coloured sweet sherry

Word Origin for oloroso

from Spanish: fragrant

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