taramasalata

taramasalata

[tahr-uh-muh-suh-lah-tuh; Greek tah-rah-mah-sah-lah-tah]
noun
a Greek dip or paste of smoked carp roe combined with milk, bread crumbs, lemon juice, and olive oil.
Also, taramosalata [tahr-uh-moh-suh-lah-tuh; Greek tah-rah-maw-sah-lah-tah] .
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taramasalata (ˌtærəməsəˈlɑːtə)
 
n
a creamy pale pink pâté, made from the roe of grey mullet or smoked cod and served as an hors d'oeuvre
 
[C20: from Modern Greek, from tarama cod's roe]

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