kalamata

noun, often capitalized ka·la·ma·ta \ˌkä-lə-ˈmä-tə, ˌka-\

Definition of kalamata

  1. :  a brine-cured black olive grown in Greece

Variants of kalamata

less commonly

\ˌkä-lə-ˈmä-tə, ˌka-\

Origin and Etymology of kalamata

Kalamata, port in Greece


First Known Use: 1979


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