Definition of pancetta in English:

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pancetta

Pronunciation: /panˈCHedə/

noun

Italian cured belly of pork.
Example sentences
  • Then, in a glass bowl, mix the ground pancetta and prosciutto with the ground Italian sausage.
  • Speck is smoke and herb cured and more closely resembles Prosciutto Crudo than regular pancetta.
  • I would seal them in hot fat, wrap each bird in fatty bacon or pancetta and roast till tender.

Origin

Italian, diminutive of pancio 'belly'.

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Syllabification: pan·cet·ta

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