A wide-mouthed vessel in which food could be cooked.
An olla is a ceramic jar, often unglazed, used for cooking stews or soups, for the storage of water or dry foods, or for other purposes. Ollas have a short wide neck and a wider belly, resembling beanpots or handis. ==History== ===Antiquity=== The Latin word olla or aulla (also aula) meant a very similar type of pot in Ancient Roman pottery, used ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olla
(Mexican) Clay pot. A utensil in which beans are simmered.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20118
• (n.) A pot or jar having a wide mouth; a cinerary urn, especially one of baked clay. • (n.) A dish of stewed meat; an olio; an olla-podrida.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/olla/
In ancient Roman culture, the olla (archaic Latin: aula or aulla; Greek: χύτρα, chytra) is a squat, rounded pot or jar. An olla would be used primarily to cook or store food, hence the word `olla` is still used in some Romance languages for either a cooking pot or a dish in the sense of cuisine. In the typology of ancient R...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olla_(Roman_pot)
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A pot or jar having a wide mouth; a cinerary urn, especially one of baked clay. 2.
A dish of stewed meat; an olio; an olla- podrida. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/O/17
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