pastrami

noun pas·tra·mi \ pə-ˈsträ-mē \
variants: or less commonly pastromi
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of pastrami

: a highly seasoned smoked beef prepared especially from shoulder cuts

Examples of pastrami in a Sentence

  1. He ordered a pastrami sandwich.

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Origin and Etymology of pastrami

Yiddish pastrame, from Romanian pastramă pressed and cured meat


PASTRAMI Defined for English Language Learners

pastrami

noun

Definition of pastrami for English Language Learners

  • : highly seasoned smoked beef that is usually eaten in sandwiches


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