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prosciutto

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Pronunciation: /prəˈʃuːtəʊ
 
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Definition of prosciutto in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Raw cured Italian ham, eaten especially in thin slices as an hors d’oeuvre.
Example sentences
  • Then, in a glass bowl, mix the ground pancetta and prosciutto with the ground Italian sausage.
  • Wonderfully ripe figs and prosciutto sliced thin as silk stockings dovetail gracefully with the help of a dense balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Today, use such cured meats as ham, prosciutto, bacon, and pancetta for the hints of salt, nuts, and spice that curing imparts.

Origin

Italian.

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