pastrami


pas·tra·mi

noun \pə-ˈsträ-mē\

: highly seasoned smoked beef that is usually eaten in sandwiches

Full Definition of PASTRAMI

:  a highly seasoned smoked beef prepared especially from shoulder cuts

Variants of PASTRAMI

pas·tra·mi also pas·tromi \pə-ˈsträ-mē\

Examples of PASTRAMI

  1. He ordered a pastrami sandwich.

Origin of PASTRAMI

Yiddish pastrame, from Romanian pastramă pressed and cured meat
First Known Use: 1925

Rhymes with PASTRAMI

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: pastry
Previous Word in the Dictionary: past perfect
All Words Near: pastrami

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up pastrami? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).