caponata

[kap-uh-nah-tuh]

noun

a spread of chopped eggplant, tomatoes, onions, and capers, and sometimes pine nuts, anchovies, and olives, cooked in olive oil.

Nearby words

  1. caplin,
  2. capnomancy,
  3. capo,
  4. capoeira,
  5. capon,
  6. capone,
  7. capone, al,
  8. caponette,
  9. caponize,
  10. caporal

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British Dictionary definitions for caponata

caponata

noun

(in Sicilian cookery) a dish of fried seasoned aubergine and other vegetables, served as an appetizer

Word Origin for caponata

Italian

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