from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A paste of fish roe, olive oil, lemon juice, and potatoes or moistened bread crumbs.
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- n. Alternative spelling of taramosalata.
Modern Greek : taramas, preserved roe (from Turkish tarama, soft roe) + saláta, salad (from Italian insalata, from feminine past participle of insalare, to salt : Latin in-, in, on; see in-2 + Vulgar Latin *salāre, to salt from Latin sāl, salt; see sal).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)