Kalamata-olive meaning

kälə-mätə, kălə-
An edible variety of olive with a fruity flavor and meaty texture.
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A small-fruited cultivar of olive originating in southern Greece around Kalamata and Mani producing a prized, high-quality oil.
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Origin of kalamata-olive

  • After Kalamata , Greece, city around which the olives are grown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After the Greek city of Kalamata.

    From Wiktionary