Definition of caponata in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkäpəˈnädə/


A dish of eggplant, olives, and onions seasoned with herbs, typically served as an appetizer.
Example sentences
  • Some poetic licence was used, as caponata is a Sicilian dish usually served cold, though this interpretation went down well.
  • To throw a handful into the likes of the classic aubergine caponata will prove inspirational.
  • Besides, I wanted to eat lemon granita in a sweet bun sandwich for breakfast, discover the secrets behind caponata and pasta alla Norma, and sample the legendary glories of Sicilian pasticceria.



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Syllabification: ca·po·na·ta

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