Definition of salami in English:

salami

Line breaks: sa¦lami
Pronunciation: /səˈlɑːmi
 
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noun (plural same or salamis)

[mass noun]
A type of highly seasoned sausage, originally from Italy, usually eaten cold in slices: a crusty roll with some salami [count noun]: German salami are often quite heavily smoked
More example sentences
  • Village shops that once sold their ham in coffin-shaped tins, now peddle vac-packed slices of salami and prosciutto crudo, and this must surely be a step in the right direction.
  • Between dives, I enjoy the local food - grilled meat and smoked ham, salted pilchards, sheep's cheese, paprika salami, Slavonian spicy sausages and so on.
  • I also scarfed a plate of charcuterie which featured decent chorizo, a peppered salami and some sort of good cured pork loin which reminded me of Corsican lonzo, but could have been from anywhere, I'm no expert.

Origin

Italian, plural of salame, from a late Latin word meaning 'to salt'.

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