cataplana

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English[edit]

An open cataplana
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese cataplana, of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

cataplana (plural cataplanas)

  1. A metal clamshell cooking dish from Portugal, used to cook certain seafood. It can be sealed using a clamp on either side of the assembly.
  2. Any food cooked or served in such a dish.

Translations[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cataplana f (plural cataplanas)

  1. (Portuguese cuisine) cataplana (metal container used to cook seafood)
  2. (Portuguese cuisine) cataplana (food cooked or served in a cataplana)