tapenade


ta·pe·nade

noun \ˌtä-pə-ˈnäd\

Definition of TAPENADE

:  a seasoned spread made chiefly with mashed black olives, capers, and anchovies

Origin of TAPENADE

French tapénade, from Occitan tapenado, from tapeno caper, ultimately from Latin capparis — more at caper
First Known Use: 1952

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