Taramosalata definition

tärä-mō-sä-lätä
A paste of fish roe, olive oil, lemon juice, and potatoes or moistened bread crumbs.
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Origin of taramosalata

  • Modern Greek taramosaláta taramás preserved roe (from Turkish tarama soft roe) saláta salad (from Italian insalata) (from feminine past participle of insalare to salt) (Latin in- in, on in–2) (Vulgar Latin salāre to salt) (from Latin sāl salt sal)

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