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olla podrida

[ol-uh puh-dree-duh; Spanish aw-lyah paw-th ree-th ah, aw-yah] /ˌɒl ə pəˈdri də; Spanish ˌɔ lyɑ pɔˈðri ðɑ, ˌɔ yɑ/
noun
1.
a spicy Spanish stew of sausage and other meat, chickpeas, and often tomatoes and other vegetables.
2.
an incongruous mixture or miscellany; olio.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Spanish: literally, rotten pot
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olla podrida

/pɒˈdriːdə; Spanish poˈðriða/
noun
1.
a Spanish dish, consisting of a stew with beans, sausages, etc
2.
an assortment; miscellany
Word Origin
literally: rotten pot
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