O"li*o (?), n. [Sp. olla a round earthen pot, a dish of boiled or stewed meat, fr. L. olla a pot, dish. Cf. Olla, Olla-podrida.]
A dish of stewed meat of different kinds.
Besides a good olio, the dishes were trifling.
A mixture; a medley.
A collection of miscellaneous pieces.
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