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put·ta·nes·ca

 (po͞o′tə-nĕs′kə)
adj.
Being or served with a pungent sauce of tomatoes, olives, garlic, anchovies, capers, and hot chili pepper: pasta puttanesca.
n.
Puttanesca sauce.

[From Italian alla puttanesca, in puttanesca style, from puttanesca, feminine of puttanesco, like a prostitute, filthy, from Old Italian, from puttana, female prostitute, from Old French putain, from pute, feminine of put, foul, stinking, from Latin pūtidus, from pūtēre, to be rotten, stink; see pū̆- in Indo-European roots.]
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