Entries linking to -ola
c. 1896, trademark name (1901) of a mechanical player-piano device using perforated rolls of paper, from piano, the ending perhaps abstracted from viola and meant as a diminutive suffix. The pianola's popularity led to a rash of product names ending in -ola, especially Victrola (q.v.), and slang words such as payola. Related: Pianolist.
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Harper, D. (n.d.). Etymology of -ola. Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved $(datetime), from https://www.etymonline.com/word/-ola
Harper Douglas, “Etymology of -ola,” Online Etymology Dictionary, accessed $(datetime), https://www.etymonline.com/word/-ola.
Harper, Douglas. “Etymology of -ola.” Online Etymology Dictionary, https://www.etymonline.com/word/-ola. Accessed $(datetimeMla).
D. Harper. “Etymology of -ola.” Online Etymology Dictionary. https://www.etymonline.com/word/-ola (accessed $(datetime)).
updated on February 10, 2005
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