olio

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See also: olió and oliò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish olla or Portuguese olha, both from Latin olla (pot, jar).[1]

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Noun[edit]

olio (plural olios)

  1. A rich, thick, Spanish stew consisting of meat and vegetables.
  2. (figuratively) A medley or mixture; a hotchpotch.
    • 1704, [Jonathan Swift], “Section VII. A Digression in Praise of Digressions.”, in A Tale of a Tub. [], London: Printed for John Nutt, [], OCLC 752990886, page 136:
      The late Refinements in Knowledge, running parallel to thoſe of Dyet in our Nation, which among Men of a judicious Taſte, are dreſt up in various Compounds, conſiſting in Soups and Ollios, Fricaſſées and Ragouſts.
  3. (figuratively) A collection of various musical, theatrical or other artistic works; a miscellany.
  4. (figuratively, by extension) Vaudeville or similar miscellaneous musical or theatrical entertainment skits presented between the main acts of burlesque or minstrel shows.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ olio” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin oleum.

Noun[edit]

olio ?

  1. oil

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

(index ol)

Etymology[edit]

olla (to exist) +‎ -io

Noun[edit]

olio

  1. creature, being, thing
  2. (philosophy) object
  3. (programming) object

Declension[edit]

Inflection of olio (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative olio oliot
genitive olion olioiden
olioitten
partitive oliota olioita
illative olioon olioihin
singular plural
nominative olio oliot
accusative nom. olio oliot
gen. olion
genitive olion olioiden
olioitten
partitive oliota olioita
inessive oliossa olioissa
elative oliosta olioista
illative olioon olioihin
adessive oliolla olioilla
ablative oliolta olioilta
allative oliolle olioille
essive oliona olioina
translative olioksi olioiksi
instructive olioin
abessive oliotta olioitta
comitative olioineen
Possessive forms of olio (type valtio)
possessor singular plural
1st person olioni oliomme
2nd person oliosi olionne
3rd person olionsa

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin oleum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔl.jo/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

olio m (plural oli)

  1. oil

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

olio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of oliare

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

olio m (plural olios)

  1. Alternative form of óleo

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