mortadella

noun mor·ta·del·la \ ˌmȯr-tə-ˈde-lə \
Updated on: 13 Mar 2018

Definition of mortadella

: a large smoked sausage made of beef, pork, and pork fat and seasoned with pepper and garlic

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Origin and Etymology of mortadella

Italian, from Latin murtatum sausage seasoned with myrtle berries, from murtus myrtle


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