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o•lé



Pronunciation: (ō-lā'), [key]
interj.
(used as a shout of approval, triumph, or encouragement).

n.
a cry of “olé.”

-ole




a suffix found in French loanwords of Latin origin, usually diminutives, and later in adaptations of words borrowed directly from Latin or in Neo-Latin coinages: areole; centriole; vacuole.

-ole




a suffix used in names of chemical compounds, esp. five-membered, unsaturated rings (carbazole; indole; thiazole) and, less systematically, aromatic ethers (anisole; safrole). Also,-ol2.

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