Dictionary

mortadella

noun mor·ta·del·la \ˌmr-tə-ˈde-lə\

Definition of MORTADELLA

:  a large smoked sausage made of beef, pork, and pork fat and seasoned with pepper and garlic
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of MORTADELLA

Italian, from Latin murtatum sausage seasoned with myrtle berries, from murtus myrtle
First Known Use: 1613

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: mortal (adjective)Previous Word in the Dictionary: mort All Words Near: mortadella
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears