Definition of pastrami in English:

pastrami

Line breaks: pas|trami
Pronunciation: /paˈstrɑːmi
 
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noun

[mass noun]
Highly seasoned smoked beef, typically served in thin slices.
More example sentences
  • Zone in on those oversized sandwiches built with hot corned beef or pastrami served on soft, sturdy, seedless rye.
  • And it wanted to outfit its plants with facilities for preparing cooked meats like pastrami, corned beef, and kabobs.
  • Cured meats like bacon, corned beef, ham and pastrami contain preservatives called nitrates that have been linked to stomach and colon cancers.

Origin

Yiddish.

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