noun \sə-ˈlä-mē\

: a large, spicy, and dry sausage that is usually eaten cold

Full Definition of SALAMI

:  a highly seasoned sausage of pork and beef either dried or fresh

Origin of SALAMI

Italian, plural of salame salami, from salare to salt, from sale salt, from Latin sal — more at salt
First Known Use: 1850


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