kalamata olive

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Etymology[edit]

After the Greek city of Kalamata.

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kalamata olive (plural kalamata olives)

  1. A small-fruited cultivar of olive originating in southern Greece around Kalamata and Mani producing a prized, high-quality oil.
    • 2008 June 29, “The World Beats a Path”, New York Times:
      Among the entrees are skate sautéed with capers and white wine served with puréed potatoes and haricot verts; and oven-cooked rainbow trout with fresh herbs served with cauliflower, kalamata olives and fresh tomato sauce.