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  1. tapenade(noun)

    a spread consisting of capers and black olives and anchovies made into a puree with olive oil


  1. tapenade(Noun)

    A Provenu00E7al dish consisting of puru00E9ed or finely chopped olives, capers, anchovies, and olive oil, usually eaten with bread as an hors d'u0153uvre.

  2. Origin: tapenade, from tapéno, a Provençal word for capers.


  1. Tapenade

    Tapenade is a Provençal dish consisting of puréed or finely chopped olives, capers, anchovies and olive oil. Its name comes from the Provençal word for capers, tapenas. It is a popular food in the south of France, where it is generally eaten as an hors d'œuvre, spread on bread. Sometimes it is also used to stuff poultry for a main course.

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