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caprese Syllabification: ca·pre·se
Pronunciation: /kəˈprāzē/

Definition of caprese in English:


Denoting a salad of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil: lunch featured a caprese salad and vegetable antipasto
More example sentences
  • "It's a take-off on the caprese appetizer," he says.
  • She got ravioli, and I just got a caprese salad.
  • I ordered "Caprese bread" on the theory that it could not be made without fresh ingredients.


Italian, literally 'of Capri'.

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