Definition of pepperoni in English:

pepperoni

Syllabification: pep·per·o·ni
Pronunciation: /ˌpepəˈrōnē
 
/
(also peperoni)

noun

  • Beef and pork sausage seasoned with pepper.
    More example sentences
    • Why stop with just one meat when you can drown a pizza in pepperoni, sausage, ham, bacon, beef, and pork toppings?
    • The only drawback is the lack of sausage and pepperoni, but pork isn't very healthy anyway.
    • He called the number and ordered the two pepperoni and sausage pizzas aright after Aaron left to pick up Fanny.

Origin

from Italian peperone 'cayenne pepper plant'.

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