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tapenade (n.)

Provençal dish made of black olives, etc., 1952, from French tapénade, from Provençal tapéno "capers."

updated on January 14, 2014

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Definitions of tapenade from WordNet

tapenade (n.)
a spread consisting of capers and black olives and anchovies made into a puree with olive oil;
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