Definition of Parma ham in English:

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Parma ham

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːmə/


[mass noun]
A strongly flavoured Italian cured ham, eaten uncooked and thinly sliced.
Example sentences
  • I tried Parma ham, figs, prosciutto and pâté in the late Thirties, things the average family wouldn't taste until 30 years later.
  • To begin we had a mixed Antipasti with slices of a superb Parmesan cheese to go with Parma ham and salami (Italian, need you ask) and mozzarella.
  • It's ideal for barbecuing as it's robust enough to withstand the heat, especially when protected by slices of Parma ham.

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