Definition of olla podrida in English:

olla podrida

noun

  • 1A highly spiced Spanish-style stew containing a mixture of meat and vegetables.

    1. 1.1 Any miscellaneous assortment or collection.
      ‘an olla podrida of romance, comedy, and tragedy’

Origin

Spanish, literally ‘rotten pot’, from Latin olla ‘jar’ + putridus ‘rotten’.

Pronunciation

olla podrida

/ˌô(l)yə/