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muffuletta

noun muf·fu·let·ta \ˌmə-fə-ˈle-tə\

Definition of muffuletta

  1. :  a sandwich made with round Italian bread and filled usually with cold cuts, cheese, and olive salad



Variants of muffuletta

also muf·fa·let·ta \ˌmə-fə-ˈle-tə\

Origin of muffuletta

probably from Italian dialect, from Italian muffoletta little muff, diminutive of muffola muff, from French moufle, from Middle French


First Known Use: 1967


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