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kalamata olive

or ca路la路ma路ta olive

[ kah-luh-mah-tuh ]
/ 藢k蓱 l蓹藞m蓱 t蓹 /
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noun
a purplish-black, almond-shaped olive with a fruity flavor and meaty texture, often split and cured in brine and packed in vinegar.
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Also called kal路a路ma路ta.

Origin of kalamata olive

First recorded in 1920鈥25; named after Kalam谩ta, a seaport on the southwestern Peloponnesus, Greece

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British Dictionary definitions for kalamata olive

kalamata olive

calamata olive

/ (藢k忙l蓹藞m蓱藧t蓹) /

noun
an aubergine-coloured Greek olive

Word Origin for kalamata olive

Greek
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