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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Olio \O"li*o\ ([=o]"l[i^]*[-o] or [=o]l"y[-o]), n. [Sp. olla a round earthen pot, a dish of boiled or stewed meat, fr. L. olla a pot, dish. Cf. Olla, Olla-podrida.] 1. A dish of stewed meat of different kinds. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Besides a good olio, the dishes were trifling. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. A mixture; a medley. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mus.) A collection of miscellaneous pieces. [1913 Webster]