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salami

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noun sa·la·mi \sə-ˈlä-mē\

Simple Definition of salami

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of salami

  1. :  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

Rhymes with salami


SALAMI Defined for Kids

salami

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noun sa·la·mi \sə-ˈlä-mē\

Definition of salami for Students

  1. :  a large spicy sausage of pork and beef that is usually eaten cold




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