noun (plural olios)
1A highly spiced stew of various meats and vegetables originating from Spain and Portugal.
More example sentences
- 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'.
Definition of olio in:
- The US English dictionary