caprese

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noun ca·pre·se \kə-ˈprā-zē, -(ˌ)zā\

Definition of caprese

  1. :  a salad consisting of slices of mozzarella and tomatoes, basil, and olive oil or Italian dressing

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Origin and Etymology of caprese

Italian, short for insalata caprese, literally, salad in the manner of Capri


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