caprese

noun
ca·​pre·​se | \ kə-ˈprā-zē How to pronounce caprese (audio) , -(ˌ)zā \

Definition of caprese

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

Examples of caprese in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s lobster rangoon dip with friend wontons, ahi tuna tacos with mango, avacado and cilantro, and pretzel flats in cheese, buffalo chicken, caprese, and more. Blaine Callahan, Hartford Courant, 27 July 2022 Among its classic dishes are chicken parmesan, homemade meatballs, and a lineup of handhelds from the Italian combo to the chicken caprese. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 Among its classic dishes are chicken parmesan, homemade meatballs, and a lineup of handhelds from the Italian combo to the chicken caprese. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 Among its classic dishes are chicken parmesan, homemade meatballs, and a lineup of handhelds from the Italian combo to the chicken caprese. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 Among its classic dishes are chicken parmesan, homemade meatballs, and a lineup of handhelds from the Italian combo to the chicken caprese. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 Among its classic dishes are chicken parmesan, homemade meatballs, and a lineup of handhelds from the Italian combo to the chicken caprese. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 Much like Paige, I was blinded by the abs, but this weak-willed caprese salad tried to show up and play everyone’s favorite influencer and then not even commit to her. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 6 Dec. 2021 Among its classic dishes are chicken parmesan, homemade meatballs, and a lineup of handhelds from the Italian combo to the chicken caprese. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 1 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of caprese

1978, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for caprese

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

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The first known use of caprese was in 1978

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Last Updated

11 Aug 2022

Cite this Entry

“Caprese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caprese. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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