muffuletta

noun muf·fu·let·ta \ ˌmə-fə-ˈle-tə \
variants: or less commonly muffaletta
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of muffuletta

: a sandwich made with round Italian bread and filled usually with cold cuts, cheese, and olive salad
  • The muffuletta is one of the great sandwiches of New Orleans.

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Origin and Etymology of muffuletta

probably from Italian dialect, from Italian muffoletta little muff, diminutive of muffola muff, from French moufle, from Middle French


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