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kalamata olive

[kah-luh-mah-tuh] /ˌkɑ ləˈmɑ tə/
noun
1.
a purplish-black, almond-shaped olive with a fruity flavor and meaty texture, often split and cured in brine and packed in vinegar.
Also, calamata olive.
Also called kalamata.
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British Dictionary definitions for calamata olive

calamata olive

/ˌkæləˈmɑːtə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of kalamata olive

kalamata olive

/ˌkæləˈmɑːtə/
noun
1.
an aubergine-coloured Greek olive
Word Origin
Greek
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