Definitions for olioˈoʊ liˌoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•li•oˈoʊ liˌoʊ(n.)(pl.)o•li•os.

  1. a mixture of heterogeneous elements; potpourri; miscellany.

  2. Category: Cooking

    Ref: olla podrida (def. 1). 1

Origin of olio:

1635–45; < Sp olla pot, stew < L olla, ōla pot, jar


  1. olio(Noun)

    A rich, thick, Spanish stew consisting of meat and vegetables.

  2. olio(Noun)

    A mixture or medley, a hotchpotch.

  3. olio(Noun)

    A collection of various musical, theatrical or other artistic works; a miscellany.

  4. olio(Noun)

    By extension of the above, Vaudeville or similar miscellaneous musical or theatrical entertainment skits presented between the main acts of minstrel or burlesque shows.


  1. Olio

    Olio is an album by Italian singer Mina, issued in 1999. The album includes a bilingual version of the Shakespears Sister song "Stay" sung as a duet with Piero Pelù. Another notable track is "Canto largo" which has been used as the opening theme of the long-running Italian soap opera Vivere.

Translations for olio

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a usually thick liquid that will not mix with water, obtained from plants, animals and minerals

olive oil; whale oil; vegetable oil; cooking oil; He put some oil on the hinges of the door; The car's engine is in need of oil.

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