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taramasalata

[tahr-uh-muh-suh-lah-tuh; Greek tah-rah-mah-sah-lah-tah]
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noun
  1. a Greek dip or paste of smoked carp roe combined with milk, bread crumbs, lemon juice, and olive oil.
Also ta·ra·mo·sa·la·ta [tahr-uh-moh-suh-lah-tuh; Greek tah-rah-maw-sah-lah-tah] /ˌtɑr ə moʊ səˈlɑ tə; Greek ˌtɑ rɑ mɔ sɑˈlɑ tɑ/.
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taramasalata

noun
  1. a creamy pale pink pâté, made from the roe of grey mullet or smoked cod and served as an hors d'oeuvre

Word Origin

C20: from Modern Greek, from tarama cod's roe
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