kalamata olive

or ca·la·ma·ta olive

[ kah-luh-mah-tuh ]
/ ˌkɑ ləˈmɑ tə /

noun

a purplish-black, almond-shaped olive with a fruity flavor and meaty texture, often split and cured in brine and packed in vinegar.
Also called kal·a·ma·ta.
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British Dictionary definitions for calamata olive (1 of 2)

calamata olive

/ (ˌkæləˈmɑːtə) /

noun

a variant spelling of kalamata olive

British Dictionary definitions for calamata olive (2 of 2)

kalamata olive

calamata olive

/ (ˌkæləˈmɑːtə) /

noun

an aubergine-coloured Greek olive

Word Origin for kalamata olive

Greek
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