Definition of ola in English:

ola

(also olla)

noun

  • A palm leaf, especially a leaf or strip of a leaf of the palmyra, traditionally used in Southern India and Sri Lanka for writing on.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Phillip (fl. 1596–1619), translator. From Dutch ola or Portuguese ola from Malayalam ōla, Tamil ōlai.

Pronunciation

ola

/ˈəʊlə/