Definition of bresaola in English:

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Pronunciation: /breˈsōlə/ /briˈzō-/


An Italian dish of raw beef cured by salting and air-drying, served typically in slices with a dressing of olive oil, lemon juice, and black pepper.
Example sentences
  • The extraordinary salted chewiness of bresaola is flattered by limpid extra virgin olive oil.
  • Biltong, pemmican, jerky, bresaola, Parma ham and bacon are dried meats.
  • He home-cures pancetta and bresaola and knows exactly what to do with a glut of damsons.


Italian, from bresada, past participle of brasare 'braise'.

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