pastrami

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noun pas·tra·mi \pə-ˈsträ-mē\

Definition of pastrami

  1. :  a highly seasoned smoked beef prepared especially from shoulder cuts

Examples of pastrami in a sentence

  1. He ordered a pastrami sandwich.

Variants of pastrami

less commonly

pastromi

Origin and Etymology of pastrami

Yiddish pastrame, from Romanian pastramă pressed and cured meat


First Known Use: 1925


PASTRAMI Defined for English Language Learners

pastrami

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noun pas·tra·mi \pə-ˈsträ-mē\

Definition of pastrami for English Language Learners

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


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