Meaning of olé
Pronunciation: (ō-lā'), [key]
- a cry of “olé.”
- 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.
- a suffix used in names of chemical compounds, esp. five-membered, unsaturated rings (carbazole; indole; thiazole) and, less systematically, aromatic ethers (anisole; safrole).