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1. Southwestern US A rounded earthenware pot or jar, used especially for cooking or for carrying water.
2. An olla podrida.
[Spanish, from Old Spanish, from Latin, variant of aula, aulla, pot, jar.]
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olla(ˈɒlə; Spanish ˈoʎa)
1. (Cookery) a cooking pot
2. (Cookery) short for olla podrida
[Spanish, from Latin olla, variant of aulla pot]
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ol•la(ˈɒl ə, ˈɒl yə, ˈɔɪ ə)
n., pl. -las.
an earthen pot used esp. for holding water or cooking.
[< Sp < Vulgar Latin *olla, for Latin ōlla, aul(l)a]
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|Noun||1.||olla - leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper|
Corypha umbraculifera, talipot, talipot palm - tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper
writing paper - paper material made into thin sheets that are sized to take ink; used for writing correspondence and manuscripts
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