Definition of olio in English:
noun (plural olios)
1A highly spiced stew of various meats and vegetables originating from Spain and Portugal.
- The key elements of this court style were the grosses entrées, the olios, the bisques, the terrines - all complicated dishes involving several meats with a strong, broth-based sauce and an elaborate garnish.
- This was the age of ‘olios ' and ‘bisques', of lavish ingredients tumbled together with baroque magnificence.
Mid 17th century: from Spanish olla 'stew', from Latin olla 'cooking pot'.
Words that rhyme with oliofolio, imbroglio, polio, portfolio
Definition of olio in:
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