Westphalian ham

noun

West·​pha·​lian ham wes(t)-ˈfāl-yən- How to pronounce Westphalian ham (audio)
-ˈfā-lē-ən-
: a ham of distinctive flavor produced by smoking with juniper brush

Word History

Etymology

Westphalia, Germany

First Known Use

1722, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Westphalian ham was in 1722

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Cite this Entry

“Westphalian ham.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Westphalian%20ham. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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