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salumeria

Line breaks: sa|lu|me¦ria
Pronunciation: /səluːməˈriːə
 
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Definition of salumeria in English:

noun

(Chiefly in Italy) a shop specializing in cooked and cured meats, cheeses, and other prepared foods; a delicatessen: mortadella occupies pride of place in any salumeria
More example sentences
  • The slices of prosciutto, salami, and dried beef and the small chunks of fresh Parmesan betray a connection to a good salumeria.
  • I'd settled into Cafe 2000 because it was at the intersection of a busy shopping street, with a good view of the sort of grocery stores and salumerias that the local people shop at.
  • The salumeria is now a Japanese restaurant; across the street are a Polish deli and a Spanish restaurant.

Origin

Italian, from salume 'salted meat'.

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