noun ta·pe·nade \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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