Definition of salumi in English:

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Pronunciation: /säˈlo͞omē/

Entry from US English dictionary

plural noun

Cured meats that are sliced and served as an appetizer in an Italian meal.
Example sentences
  • The menu for one of the meals included home-cooked antipasti of salumi (cooked meats) with freshly baked bread, asparagus risotto, chicken with olives or wild boar stew, followed by freshly picked peaches with ice cream.
  • Look for salumi from high-quality, high-cost purveyors: Volpi or Oldani salami from St. Louis, dried sausage and soppressata from Alps Provisions in Queens, prosciutto di Parma, imported mortadella studded with pistachio nuts.



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Syllabification: sa·lu·mi

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