prosciutto

noun pro·sciut·to \ prō-ˈshü-(ˌ)tō \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of prosciutto

plural prosciutti play \prō-ˈshü-(ˌ)tē\ or prosciuttos
: dry-cured salted Italian ham usually sliced thin

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Origin and Etymology of prosciutto

Italian, alteration of presciutto, from pre- (from Latin prae- pre-) + asciutto dried out, from Latin exsuctus, from past participle of exsugere to suck out, from ex- + sugere to suck — more at suck


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