Definition of pastrami
: a highly seasoned smoked beef prepared especially from shoulder cuts
Examples of pastrami in a sentence
He ordered a pastrami sandwich.
Origin and Etymology of pastrami
Yiddish pastrame, from Romanian pastramă pressed and cured meat
First Known Use: 1899
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Definition of pastrami for English Language Learners
: highly seasoned smoked beef that is usually eaten in sandwiches
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