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

Origin and Etymology of caprese

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


First Known Use: 1978


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