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olio

a dish of many ingredients; hodgepodge; medley or potpourri; miscellany: an olio of gadgets
Not to be confused with:
oleo – margarine: I prefer butter to oleo.
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o·li·o

 (ō′lē-ō′)
n. pl. o·li·os
1. A heavily spiced stew of meat, vegetables, and chickpeas.
2.
a. A mixture or medley; a hodgepodge.
b. A collection of various artistic or literary works or musical pieces; a miscellany.
3. Vaudeville or musical entertainment presented between the acts of a burlesque or minstrel show.

[Alteration of Spanish olla, pot; see olla.]
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olio

(ˈəʊlɪˌəʊ)
n, pl olios
1. (Cookery) a dish of many different ingredients
2. a miscellany or potpourri
[C17: from Spanish olla stew, from Latin: jar]
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o•li•o

(ˈoʊ liˌoʊ)

n., pl. o•li•os.
1. a mixture of heterogeneous elements; potpourri; miscellany.
[1635–45; < Sp olla pot, stew < Latin olla, ōla pot, jar]
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Olio, Oglio

 a collection of miscellaneous pieces; a hotchpotch; a mixture; medley—Johnson, 1755.
Examples: olio of affairs, 1700; of all ages, 1847; of musical pieces; of partisan opinions, 1880; of pictures; of various religions, 1648; of verse.
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