salsa verde

[ sahl-suh -vur-dee; Spanish, Italian sahl-sah ver-de ]
/ ˈsɑl sə ˈvɜr di; Spanish, Italian ˈsɑl sɑ ˈvɛr dɛ /

noun

Mexican Cooking. a green sauce of tomatillos, chile peppers, cilantro, garlic, and onion.
Italian Cooking. a green sauce of olive oil and vinegar or lemon juice, flavored with parsley, capers, anchovies, garlic, and mustard.

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Origin of salsa verde

From Spanish and Italian: literally, “green sauce”
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