taramosalata

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English[edit]

A plate of taramosalata garnished with cucumber, olives and tomato.
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Etymology[edit]

From Greek ταραμοσαλάτα (taramosaláta), from ταραμάς (taramás, cod roe) (from Turkish tarama) + σαλάτα (saláta, salad) (from Italian insalata, cognate to English salad).[1]

Noun[edit]

taramosalata (uncountable)

  1. a Greek and Turkish dish of fish roe (carp or cod), lemon juice, breadcrumbs, onion garlic and olive oil; often served as a meze or with pitta bread

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "taramasalata." The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2008.