[oh-lee-oh] /ˈoʊ liˌoʊ/
noun, plural olios.
a dish of many ingredients.
Informal. (def 2).
a mixture of heterogeneous elements; hodgepodge.
a medley or potpourri, as of musical or literary selections; miscellany.
noun (pl) olios
a dish of many different ingredients
a miscellany or potpourri
medley dish of Iberian origin, 1640s, from Spanish olla, Portuguese olha, both from Vulgar Latin olla “pot, jar.” Sense transferred to “any mixture or medley.”
[ol-uh-fuh nt] /ˈɒl ə fənt/ noun 1. Margaret Wilson, 1828–97, Scottish novelist. /ˈɒlɪfənt/ noun 1. Sir Mark Laurence Elwin. 1901–2000, British nuclear physicist, born in Australia n. obsolete form of elephant, c.1200; also used in Middle English with sense “ivory horn.”
oliva o·li·va (ō-lī’və) n. pl. o·li·vae (-vē) See olivary body.
[ol-uh-vey-shuh s] /ˌɒl əˈveɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. of a deep shade of green; olive. /ˌɒlɪˈveɪʃəs/ adjective 1. of an olive colour
/ˌəʊlɪˈvɑːreɪs/ noun 1. Conde-Ducque de, title of Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimental. 1587–1645, Spanish statesman: court favourite and prime minister (1621–43) of Philip IV. His attempts to establish Hapsburg domination of Europe ended in failure