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noun 
  1. a cooking-pot or earthenware jar used in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries
  • 1992, On top of the counter were three clay jars or ollas. Two of them were empty but the third was covered with the tin lid from a lardpail and the lid was notched to accommodate the handle of an enamel
  1. verb, enameled tin dipper. " w:Cormac McCarthy?, Cormac McCarthy?, All the Pretty Horses
    1. A pot used for cooling water by evaporation in Latin America.
    2. A cinerary urn in ancient Rome.
Etymology: ollaSpanish, olla, from ollaLatin, olla, aulla; akin to the w:Sanskrit language, Sanskrit (ukhÄ), that is pot, and probably to w:Gothic language, Gothic (auhns), oven.


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