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oloroso

[ oh-luh-roh-soh ]
/ ˌoʊ ləˈroʊ soʊ /
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noun
a medium-dry sherry of Spain.
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Origin of oloroso

1875–80; <Spanish: literally, sweet-smelling, equivalent to olor smell (<Latin (variant of odorodor), 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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