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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

Origin of MORTADELLA

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

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